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Access to Optimal Emergency Care for Children (AAP)

Organizational Principles to Guide and Define the Child Health Care System and/or Improve the Health of all Children. In this policy statement, ACEP, the AAP, and the ENA recommend methods to Improve Entry Into the …

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Drugs Used to Treat Pediatric Emergencies (AAP)

This clinical report is a revision of “Preparing for Pediatric Emergencies: Drugs to Consider.” It updates the list, indications, and dosages of medications used to treat pediatric emergencies in the prehospital, pediatric clinic, and emergency …

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This clinical report is a revision of “Preparing for Pediatric Emergencies: Drugs to Consider.” It …

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Emergency Medical Dispatch Guidecards (New Jersey)

New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Emergency Services (February 2020)

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New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Emergency Services (February 2020)

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Dispatch Prearrival Instructions (County of Los Angeles)

This document is a result of review of submitted dispatch protocols to the Los Angeles County EMS Agency. EMS Agency staff have updated these templates for pre-arrival instructions based on the latest available evidence and …

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This document is a result of review of submitted dispatch protocols to the Los Angeles …

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Limited English Proficiency Resource Document: Tips and Tools from the Field (for 911 call centers) {DOJ}

Department of Justice (DOJ) resource document - tools and tips for 911 call centers (see Chapters 1 & 2)

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Department of Justice (DOJ) resource document - tools and tips for 911 call centers (see …

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How Well do General EMS 911 Dispatch Protocols Predict ED Resource Utilization for Pediatric Patients?

Introduction: The use of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for low-acuity pediatric problems is well documented. Attempts have been made to curb potentially unnecessary transports, including using EMS dispatch protocols, shown to predict acuity and needs …

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Introduction: The use of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for low-acuity pediatric problems is well documented. …

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Dispatch and Prearrival Instructions Resources

This section includes example policies and templates.

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This section includes example policies and templates.

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Quality Management of Prehospital Pediatric Respiratory Distress and Airway Programs (NAEMSP)

The unique challenges of pediatric respiratory and airway emergencies require the development and maintenance of a prehospital quality management program that includes pediatric-focused medical oversight and clinical care expertise, data collection, operational considerations, focused education, …

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The unique challenges of pediatric respiratory and airway emergencies require the development and maintenance of …

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NAEMSP Review Guide for Emergency Medical Services Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight

Review guide for those studying for board certification exam and participating in EMS fellowship education. A few topics relevant to the pediatric population and the PPRP Checklist includes: The Special Needs of Children (page 100); …

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Review guide for those studying for board certification exam and participating in EMS fellowship education. …

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Medical Direction/Oversight Resources

This section includes resources for medical directors.

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This section includes resources for medical directors.

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The Role of the Physician Medical Director in Emergency Medical Services Leadership (ACEP)

ACEP considers EMS a practice of medicine requiring physician oversight, reaffirms its commitment to physician medical director leadership in EMS, and supports the principles outlined in this policy statement. Approved October 2017

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ACEP considers EMS a practice of medicine requiring physician oversight, reaffirms its commitment to physician …

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The Role of Emergency Physicians in Emergency Medical Services for Children (ACEP)

ACEP believes emergency physicians, as leaders in EMS, have a pivotal role in the integration of emergency medical services for children (EMSC). Emergency physicians impact the EMS-EMSC continuum in important ways as outlined in this …

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ACEP believes emergency physicians, as leaders in EMS, have a pivotal role in the integration …

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Role of the State EMS Medical Director (ACEP, NAEMSP, NASEMSO)

A joint statement by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP), and the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO). Approved October 2016 (ACEP)

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A joint statement by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the National Association of …

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Physician Medical Direction of Emergency Medical Services Education Programs (ACEP, NAEMSP, NAEMSE)

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP), and the National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) believe that changing technology, advances in research, and changing health care delivery systems, …

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The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP), and …

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Out-of-Hospital Medical Direction and the Intervener Physician (ACEP)

Offers guidance for out-of-hospital medical direction and the intervener physician. Revised January 2016

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Offers guidance for out-of-hospital medical direction and the intervener physician. Revised January 2016

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Physician Oversight of Pediatric Care in Emergency Medical Services (NAEMSP)

NAEMSP position statement affirming that pediatric patients have unique needs that every EMS program must ensure are appropriately and reasonably met. NAEMSP believes that if the EMS medical director does not inherently possess knowledge and …

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NAEMSP position statement affirming that pediatric patients have unique needs that every EMS program must …

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Pediatric Protocols and Guidelines Resources

Example protocols and guidelines. Evidence-based included/noted when available.

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Example protocols and guidelines. Evidence-based included/noted when available.

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The Pediatric Assessment Triangle: A Novel Approach for the Rapid Evaluation of Children

Abstract: The Pediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT) has become the cornerstone for the Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals course, sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics. This concept for emergency assessment of children has been taught …

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Abstract: The Pediatric Assessment Triangle (PAT) has become the cornerstone for the Pediatric Education for …

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The Prehospital Care of Children with Special Health Care Needs

There is an ever-growing population of children with special health care needs ranging from children with pervasive developmental disorders to technology-dependent children. The prehospital provider, local emergency medical services agencies, and the state and federal …

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Disaster Prehospital Research

There is an ever-growing population of children with special health care needs ranging from children …

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Safe Transport of Children Guidelines/Protocols

Example guidelines/protocols from state EMS offices. (section last updated July 11, 2022)

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Example guidelines/protocols from state EMS offices. (section last updated July 11, 2022)

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