The first compendium of acute care protocols created for the Physician assistant. Over 130 concise, fast-reading, bulleted protocols for Physician assistants working in acute care within an emergency department, urgent care center, family or office practice. Covers cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, toxicology, neurology, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, genitourinary disorders, electrolyte and acid/base disturbances, HEENT, trauma, pediatrics, geriatrics, gynecology, infectious disease, dermatology, hematology, psychiatric and social, environmental, medications, and disease management, among others. This book has evidenced-based care and best practices, provides a framework for the Physician assistant interaction with physicians, and is a Risk Management tool to decrease adverse outcomes. The Protocols and Practice Guide have similar clinical content --- The author Donald Correll, M.D. is the Emergency Department Medical Director of Jackson-Madison County General Hospital (Tennessee), which treats 85,000 patients annually.