The third edition of Fundamentals of Basic Emergency Care offers a refreshing yet comprehensive perspective on Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) education for learners, and offers educators a smooth transition to the new National EMS Education Standards for EMT. A critical-thinking learning approach, with interrupted case studies introducing and concluding each topic, presents material in a practical manner. The book challenges learners to think critically, so they will be prepared to make smart decisions under pressure. Throughout the book, real-life scenarios are presented through case studies that support and enhance information presented in the book, giving readers the opportunity to apply the knowledge they learn in the classroom. The book and supplements offer a rich learning solution for new EMTs of any background, and give learners and instructors what it takes to make it on the streets!