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|Genre/Form:||Handbooks, manuals, etc|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael J Hohl; Jones & Bartlett Publishers.; et al
|Description:||xxxii, 541 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Common EMS protocols
|Responsibility:||[contributing editors, Michael J. Hohl ... [et al.]].|
The protocols are divided into adult and pediatric section, each with three parts: Supportive Care - Actions authorized For The EMS or paramedic that are supportive in nature. ALS Level 1 - Actions authorized only For The paramedic prior to physician contact. ALS Level 2 - Actions authorized only For The paramedic that require a physician consult. This protocol manual is part of the medical direction program for participating Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies in Florida, and as such, The medical treatment protocols are designed as clinical guides for EMS providers. the protocol manual in its entirety is designed to be a one-stop source of information for on-scene patient care, medical reference, and training purposes. The medical treatment protocols outline care for a typical case and follow the case, step-by-step. the treatment protocols are divided into adult and pediatric sections, each with three parts: Supportive Care : Actions authorized For The EMS or Paramedic that are supportive in nature. EMT (BLS) and Paramedic (BLS and ALS) actions are specified within each of these protocols. ALS Level 1 : Actions authorized only For The Paramedic prior to physician contact. ALS Level 2 : Actions authorized only For The Paramedic that require a physician consult.