Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice Medical Services Committee Meeting

Friday, June 14, 2019
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Posted: April 17, 2019 1:27 p.m.
  • Last Updated: June 10, 2019 10:03 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.

Agenda

  1. Acceptance of Minutes: Friday April 26, 2019 meeting
  2. OEMS Update
    • Next MSC meeting date to be discussed
  3. Old Business
    • Review TXA protocol rewrite
  4. New Business
    • Sepsis SP (Dr. Broach). Discussion and vote.
    • Ketamine minimum dose adjustment?  (Dr. Tollefsen) Discussion and vote.
    • Magnesium, increase infusion time in RAD?  (Dr. Tollefsen) Discussion and vote.
    • Atropine, remove min dose in pedi bradycardia? (Dr. Tollefsen).  Discussion and vote.
    • PCA pumps and provider level?  (Dr. Beltran) Discussion and vote.
    • Change in IN language?  (Dr. Beltran) Discussion and vote.
    • Change in pain med language to single dose?  (Dr. Beltran)  Discussion and vote.
    • BLS transmission of ECGs?  (Dr. Beltran).  Discussion and vote.
    • Central line access by paramedic cf RI? (Dr. Old)  Discussion and vote.
    • New protocol: Sedation after intubation  cf MAI. (Dr. Old)  Discussion and vote.
    • Add fever to 2.13 as indication for rx?  (Dr. Walker)  Discussion and vote.
    • Use of monitors in determining death?  (Dr. Walter).  Discussion and vote.
    • Fire rehab BP changes?  Discussion and vote.
    • 100% QA for critical procedures (which?)?  Discussion and vote.

For September for guest experts:

  • Hypertonic saline for pediatric head injury (EMSC).  Discussion and vote.
  • Removal of pedi intubation?  (Dr. Beltran) Discussion and vote.

Next Meeting:  (see above) September 13, 2019; location TBD.

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