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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT): In the Library

This is a guide to the Library's collection for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) resources. It is not comprehensive, but it provides a good starting point for research

Find Sources

Search multiple databases and the library catalog.

Type in keywords, titles, or authors to find what the library has to offer on your topic.

Lookup a journal article by DOI or PMID



If you have a DOI or a PubMed ID (PMID), enter it here to begin your request. This will point you to immediate full-text access through our subscriptions or Open Access (if available).

EMT Call Number Areas

If you want to browse the collection, these are some Call Number areas that may be of interest: 

R 121--Medical Dictionaries

RA 645--Emergency Medical Services

RC 86--Medical Emergencies

RD 92--Emergency Surgery 


Subject Headings

This is a list of suggested terms to use in a search for EMT resources in the Library Catalog:

  • Basic Care Principles
  • APGAR Scale
  • Advanced Life Support
  • CPR--Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Heimlich Maneuver
  • Infant CPR


The following titles are available on the main (2nd) floor in the Audio/Visual Room:

Selected Books

These books are in the circulating collection.  You may check them out for three weeks at a time.  When you click on the book, it will take you to the catalog, where you can check whether the book is currently available, or when it is due back, as well as where it is located.  And please note, this is not a *COMPLETE* list of the books the library has available. It is merely a sampling of what we have to offer.  If you want to see other titles you may review the collection, research the library catalog, or consult with a Librarian.  

These are available on the third floor in the Reference Room.  They are for in-library use only, but you can make copies of pages as needed.

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