To the clinicians, residents, medical students, NPs, PAs, EMTs, and paramedics who provide emergency care around the world.
Judith E. Tintinalli, MD, MS
Dedicated with love and respect to my father and father-in-law, two veterans from the Greatest Generation, on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD
For my parents: my mother, Simone, for her continued love and support, and in loving memory of my father, Mark.
I thank: My family, who always believe in me and make this all possible; my partners, who bring excellence to my eyes each day; and those seeking emergency care, trusting that all will be well.
To the patients, nurses, students, and mentors who teach me every day, and to my family and partner for their love and support.
Garth D. Meckler, MD, MSHS
To my family, mentors, residents, and students who continue to give meaning to this work.