When Protocols Get Ignored | FDNY vs. NYS

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, NYS Department of Health EMS put a new protocol out on the triage, treatment and transport of Cardiac Arrest Patients. NYC FDNY then over ruled the protocol.

Why?

The NYS guideline is geared toward EMS provider safety and FDNY has decided what appears to be otherwise.

Take a listen here and you can view the new guideline below as well as the AHA link Dave mentioned during the show.

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Read the AHA article and guidelines here.

 

 

 

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