Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice Medical Services Committee Meeting

Friday, February 8, 2019
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Posted: December 21, 2018 8:08 a.m.
  • Last Updated: April 29, 2019 11:23 a.m.

Address

MEMA Headquarters
400 Worcester Road (Route 9 East), Framingham, MA 01702-5399

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.

The agenda for this meeting will be posted as the meeting date approaches.
 

Meeting Minutes

Agenda

 

  1. Acceptance of Minutes: December 14, 2018 meeting
  2. OEMS Update
  3. Old Business
    • WLS proposed A/R (Region 4) as edited. Discussion
  4. New Business
    • Articles (Gender and cardiac care; WLS crashes; MRSA on oxy tanks).  Informational.
    • Single EMT special project (Region 4). Discussion and vote.
    • Add ipratropium to BLS albuterol? Discussion and vote.
    • Add IM epi for adult bronchospasm? Discussion and vote.
    • Change in 3.5 defib energy language? Discussion and vote.
    • TXA for pedi? Discussion and vote.
    • TXA mandatory? Discussion and vote.
    • Pain scale removal (Drs. Old and Bivens). Discussion and vote.
    • Central line access by paramedic? (Dr. Old). Discussion and vote.
    • Glucagon by BLS? Discussion and vote.
    • New protocol? Sedation after intubation (Dr. Old). Discussion and vote.
    • New protocol? Hyperkalemia (Dr. Beltran). Discussion and vote.
    • BLS transmission of ECGs? (Dr. Beltran). Discussion and vote.
    • Hypertonic saline for pediatric head injury (EMSC). Discussion and vote.
    • 100% QA for critical procedures (which?)? Discussion and vote.

Next Meeting: April 26, 2019; MEMA in Framingham.

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