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In this section you will find a variety of tools and resources to assist you with the Federal EMSC Performance Measures.

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Measures 71, 72, 73, 76, & 77 (formerly 66a, 66b, 66d, & 66e)
Additional Documents

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Performance Measure 73 - New Equipment List for EMSC Grantees

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(2009) 'Equipment for Ambulances', Prehospital Emergency Care, 13: 3, 364 — 369 - Official Publication

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"Children with Special Health Care Needs: A Template for Prehospital Protocol Development" (PREHOSPITAL EMERGENCY CARE 2003;7:336–351)

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History and Development of EMSC Performance Measures (June 2006)


New Edition of Guidelines for Air and Ground Transport of Neonatal and Pediatric Patients
The revised edition includes many new topics, as well as core material that has proven so useful over the past 10 years. Chapters and topics include: organization, administration, team composition, training and assessment, communications, equipment and medications, legal issues, quality improvement, safety, vehicle requirements, altitude physiology and stresses of flight, family-centered care, marketing, outreach, financial considerations, database development, research, ethical considerations, accreditations, international transport, telemedicine, stress management and debriefing, integration with EMS, and unique transport considerations. Also included are transport and EMTALA forms, transport position descriptions, transfer agreements, database elements, policies and procedures, and a comprehensive list of transport resources.

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Webcasts HelpAvailable Formats
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Improving EMS Medical Direction for Pediatric Patients (Aug. 22, 2006): An excellent resource to help you develop on-line and off-line medical direction, presented by the EMSC Program.

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Workshop Materials HelpAvailable Formats
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Performance Measures Workshop Materials

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