Protocol 36: Making the Most of Your Limited EMS Resources During a Pandemic

Protocol 36 Making the most of your limited EMS resources during a pandemic During a pandemic, dispatch agencies need a robust triage tool when emergency services become stressed from high call loads, workforce degradation, and hospital saturation. This tool needs to be scalable at the local level so that it can escalated and de-escalated at the discretion of local EMS authorities. The purpose of Protocol 36 is to allow Emergency Medical Dispatchers to identify—at the point of call...

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