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dc.date.accessioned2020-05-14T01:27:51Z
dc.date.available2020-05-14T01:27:51Z
dc.date.issued2020-03-27
dc.identifier.govdocPAHO/PHE/IHM/COVID-19-20-0014
dc.identifier.urihttps://iris.paho.org/handle/10665.2/52137
dc.description.abstractThis document provides general guidance for Emergency Medical Service (EMS) preparedness and response to COVID-19. At a local and state level, regulations and resource configurations may vary. In addition to these recommendations, EMS agencies should consult with local stakeholders. First responders and healthcare workers involved in prehospital Emergency Medical Service (EMS) or inter-facility transport of patients practice in a unique setting associated with a distinct set of challenges including uncontrolled pre-hospital environments, transportation in an enclosed space and resource variability.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherPAHOen_US
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/igo/*
dc.subjectCOVID-19en_US
dc.subjectCoronavirusen_US
dc.subjectEmergency Medical Servicesen_US
dc.titleCOVID-19 Recommendations: Prehospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Draft document, Version 4.4 (27 March 2020)en_US
dc.typeProcedures, manuals, guidelinesen_US
dc.rights.holderPan American Health Organizationen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenamePan American Health Organizationen_US
paho.isfeatured0en_US
paho.publisher.countryUnited Statesen_US
paho.publisher.cityWashington, D.C.en_US
paho.source.centercodeUS1.1en_US
paho.relation.languageVersion10665.2/52395
paho.contributor.departmentFamily, Health Promotion and Life Course (FPL)
paho.iswhotranslationNoen_US


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