Officer's Guide to Fire Service EMS

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by Gordon M. Sachs, Director, IOCAD Emergency Services Group; Chief, Fairfield (PA)

Fire and EMS Emergency medical service represents more than 80 percent of the response activity in emergency response agencies. The whole concept of EMS has undergone drastic changes and improvements over the past three decades. With the ongoing threat of deadly diseases, the methods once practiced to treat trauma victims are not necessarily the best, or safest, procedures. In this day and age, change is the only constant. This book is designed to improve the quality of your EMS delivery.


  • What does EMS mean to the fire service? Œ
  • What is EMS?
  • Delivering fire service EMS
  • Interfacing fire and EMS operations
  • EMS management requirements Œ
  • Ancillary program requirements Œ
  • Expanding EMS
  • EMS in the near future Œ
  • Building for tomorrow
  • EMS supervision Œ
  • Glossary Œ
  • EMS organizations & agencies

150 pages/Softcover/6x9/1999


  • 3
    A good well rounded read

    Posted by Unknown on Nov 5th 2015

    This book has a lot of valuable information for anyone especially in fire/EMS.