A Primary Care Paramedic or an Advanced Care Paramedic may provide the treatment prescribed in this Medical Directive if authorized.
Special event: a preplanned gathering with potentially large numbers of people and the Special Event Medical Directives have been preauthorized for use by the Medical Director.
|Allergy or sensitivity to any of the components of the topical antibiotic|
|Consider topical antibiotic|
|Consider release from care|
An intubation attempt is defined as insertion of the laryngoscope blade into the mouth for the purposes of intubation.
Confirmation of orotracheal intubation must use ETCO2 (Waveform capnography). If waveform capnography is not available or not working then at least 3 secondary methods must be used.
Additional secondary ETT placement confirmation devices may be authorized by the local medicaldirector.
ETT placement must be reconfirmed immediately after every patient movement.