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Which of the following is NOT an example of indirect medical control in pre-hospital emergency medical services?


pemsou5_wp • September 15, 2022

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  1. Kelly September 15, 2022 - 9:37 am Reply

    C) Supervising physician relaying information to a trainee physician who then provides medical direction to the paramedic over the radio
    Indirect, or offline, medical control involves developing policies and protocols, educating pre-hospital providers, and pre-hospital providers administering care via standing orders or protocols without needing to consult with base physicians (or specially trained nurses). Direct, or online, medical control involves a base physician (or specially trained nurse) providing real-time medical direction and orders, even if that direction is relayed through a trainee.

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