Have you ever witnessed an EMS provider giving an off-duty clinician unauthorized IV fluids?

EMS1 Poll Results: May 14, 2021 - May 27, 2021

Yes, I have seen a provider administer IV fluids to an off-duty provider without authorization 72 %
No, I have not witnessed this 28 %
Total 839

In April, four Iowa EMS providers were cited by the state Department of Public Health after one allegedly gave another IV fluids to treat intoxication while off duty. In a news analysis, EMS defense attorney David Givot breaks down the issue from a legal standpoint, warning, "If you are reading this from someplace other than Iowa, I can assure you, there is a very similar set of laws wherever you are." 

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