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Posted on in Committees

The agenda for the October 24, 2016 Sonoma Emergency Medical Care Committee, and the minutes from the July 2016 meeting, are now available.

Posted on in Committees

The agenda for the October 24, 2016 meeting of the Regional Medical Advisory Committee is now available.

Posted on in Policy Updates

Please see the attached EMS Special Memo regarding Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) confidentiality protection. CVEMSA is issuing the Special Memo in response to some stakeholder questions regarding the protection afforded to agencies and individuals when reviewing care provided as part of the EMS System. CVEMSA feels only open, honest case review in a safe environment can facilitate system improvement.

 

Posted on in Policy Updates

Posted August 31, 2016

The review and comment period for development and adoption of the following treatment guideline has been initiated. Please review carefully and submit comments. This public comment period will close October 31st, 2016.

Please forward comments via fax or email to:

Joanne Chapman, RN

Trauma/Clinical Care Coordinator

Coastal Valleys EMS Agency

195 Concourse Blvd., Suite B

Santa Rosa, CA 95403

707-565-6510 FAX

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Posted on in Policy Updates

The following treatment guideline has been revised and is effective immediately:

Patients on antiplatelet drug therapy (Plavix not ASA) has been added to Step 4 - Additional Factors – Age and Co-Morbid Factors.

Due to the decreased platelet aggregation and the inhibiting of thrombus formation, patients appear to be at increased risk of developing life-threatening intracranial hemorrhage.

Base hospital contact is strongly encouraged to help facilitate appropriate destination decisions.

Please ensure all care providers are familiar with this addition.

Please direct any questions regarding this change to:

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

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The agenda for the September 2, 2016 meeting of the Mendocino Emergency Medical Care Committee is now available.

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