NASEMO releases 2nd version of National Model EMS Clinical Guidelines

This set of clinical guidelines is an updated and expanded version of the original version released in 2014


By EMS1 Staff

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The National Association of State EMS Officials announced the release of the National Model EMS Clinical Guidelines, Version 2.

This set of clinical guidelines is an updated and expanded version of the original version released in 2014. Fifteen new guidelines were added to the original 56 included in the first version, which include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Active shooter incidents
  • Airway/respiratory irritants
  • Amputation
  • Back pain
  • Cardiac devices
  • Crush syndrome
  • End-of-life palliative care
  • Human trafficking
  • Hypertension
  • Impaled objects
  • Riot control agents
  • Sickle cell pain crisis
  • Termination of resuscitative efforts
  • Tracheostomy/Laryngectomy

Members of the NASEMSO Medical Directors Council led the effort, along with reps from eight national EMS physician organizations. The guidelines are meant to be a resource to enhance patient care.

 

National Model EMS Clinical Guidelines Version2 Sept2017 by Ed Praetorian on Scribd

 

 

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