Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice Medical Services Committee Meeting

Friday, December 13, 2019
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Posted: November 1, 2019 6:41 a.m.
  • Last Updated: February 24, 2020 2:32 p.m.


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.

Meeting Minutes


  1. Acceptance of Minutes: Friday October 11, 2019 meeting
  2. OEMS Update
  3. Old Business
    • Ultrasound SP presentation, Foxborough FD. Discussion and vote.
    • Hemodialysis disconnect procedure.  Discussion and vote.
    • “Check and inject” training reduction? (Dr. Nemeth). Discussion and vote. 
  4. New Business
    • Hypertonic saline for pediatric head injury (EMSC).  Discussion and vote.
    • Protocol 3.2 AF.  Move metoprolol to s/o if on BB? (Dr. Dyer). Discussion and vote.
    • New protocol: Sedation after intubation cf MAI. (Dr. Old)  Discussion and vote.
    • Difficult airway – ketamine to replace midazolam?  Discussion and vote.
    • Temperature measurement?  Discussion and vote.
    • Add fever to 2.13 as indication for rx?  (Dr. Walker)  Discussion and vote.
    • Heat stroke protocol?  Discussion and vote.

Next Meeting:  February 14, 2019; location TBD

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