For courses in Outdoor Emergency Care. Originally developed for the National Ski Patrol, Outdoor Emergency Care, Fifth Edition, offers relevant, invaluable content for all emergency first responders working in an outdoor environment. No other program currently on the market offers the specific training necessary to handle outdoor medical emergencies as comprehensively as this one. The contributing authors and reviewers are highly respected experts in education in the outdoor emergency care community. The vast experience of these individuals, combined with over 90 years of EMS work and ski patrolling from the editors alone, has been incorporated into every chapter of this text, providing you with a learning resource that is rich in practical knowledge. This book should be used not only as an initial text but maintained on your book shelf as a valuable reference manual.