Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice Medical Services Committee Meeting

Friday, October 12, 2018
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Posted: October 16, 2018 11:15 a.m.
  • Last Updated: December 5, 2019 12:18 p.m.


400 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702

Overview of Medical Services Committee Meeting

The Medical Services Committee advises the Emergency Medical Care Advisory Board (EMCAB) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) on the clinical issues in EMS.

Meeting Minutes


  1. Acceptance of Minutes: September 12, 2018 meeting
  2. OEMS Update
  3. Old Business
    • Membership of the committee.  Informational.
    • Ketamine for pain as drip instead of bolus (Dr. Beltran). Discussion and vote.
  4. New Business
    • Articles on GCS.  Informational.
    • Respiratory support in pedi IFT (high flow nc).  Discussion and vote.  Invited guests Drs. Kleinman and Hettler.
    • CPAP by AEMTs.  Discussion and vote.  Invited guest Dr. O’Connor.
    • Recommendations to OEMS for management of possible Question 1 issues?  Discussion.
    • 100% QA for critical procedures (which?)?  Discussion and vote.

Next Meeting:  December 14, 2018; MEMA in Framingham.

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