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The review and comment period for development and adoption of the following treatment guidelines has been initiated. Please review carefully and submit comments. This public comment period will close February 16, 2015.

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Posted on in Committees

The agenda for the December 4, 2014 meeting of the Mendocino Emergency Medical Care Committee is now available.

Posted on in Training

Information about new training opportunities is now available.

Posted on in Policy Updates

Effective November 15, 2014

1)      Revised Field Treatment Guidelines regarding Fentanyl:

  • Revised dose: Fentanyl 50-100mcg slow IV push (over 1 minute).
  • Repeat initial dose IV every 5 minutes to a maximum of 200mcg. 
  • Revised maximum IM dose is 200mcg (Note: IM or IN dosing has not changed). 
  • Maximum dose of 300mcg all routes for transport times in excess of one hour.

This change affects the following treatment guidelines: 

2)      Blood sugar of 80mg/dl or unmeasureable has been changed to a range of 60-80mg/dl or unmeasureable with clinical presentation used to help determine treatment. 

This change affects the following treatment guidelines:

Please direct any questions regarding the changes to:

Joanne Chapman, RN
Trauma/Clinical Care Coordinator
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707-321-8665

 

 

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The minutes from the October meeting of the REDCOM Board of Directors are now available, along with the 2015 meeting schedule.

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