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EMD Codes

 

  1. Abdominal Pains/Problems
  2. Allergies (Reactions) / Envenomation’s (Stings, Bites)
  3. Animal Bites/Attacks
  4. Assault/Sexual Assault
  5. Back Pain (Non-Traumatic or Non-Recent Trauma)
  6. Breathing Problems
  7. Burns (Scalds) / Explosion (Blast)
  8. Carbon Monoxide/Inhalation/Hazmat/ CBRN
  9. Cardiac or Respiratory Arrest / Death
  10. Chest Pain (Non-Traumatic)
  11. Choking
  12. Convulsions/Seizures
  13. Diabetic Problems
  14. Drowning (Near) / Diving / SCUBA Accident
  15. Electrocution/Lightning
  16. Eye Problems / Injuries
  17. Falls
  18. Headache
  19. Heart Problems / A.I.C.D.
  20. Heat / Cold Exposure
  21. Hemorrhage / Lacerations
  22. Inaccessible Incident / Other Entrapments (Non-Vehicle)
  23. Overdose / Poisoning (Ingestion)
  24. Pregnancy / Childbirth / Miscarriage
  25. Psychiatric / Abnormal Behavior / Suicide Attempt
  26. Sick Person (Specific Diagnosis)
  27. Stab / Gunshot / Penetrating Trauma
  28. Stroke (CVA)
  29. Traffic / Transportation Incidents
  30. Traumatic Injuries (Specific)
  31. Unconscious / Fainting (Near)
  32. Unknown Problem (Man Down)
  33. Transfer / Interfacility / Palliative Care
  34. Automatic Crash Notification
  35. Health Care Professional Admission
  36. Pandemic Flu

 

Pre-Alert

 

  • Ex. Medic 1, start towards 701 Grove Rd.
  • Ex. Medic 1, charlie response signal 29 traffic accident

 

Response Mode

 

  Designation              Definition              Warning Systems

 

   Alpha                      Non urgent                No lights / siren

 

  Bravo                        Urgent                     No lights / siren

 

  Charlie                      Emergent                   Lights / siren

 

   Delta                       Resuscitation               Lights / siren

 

Hospital Transport

 

  Designation             Definition           Warning Systems

 

     Priority 1                  Critical       Lights / siren always used

 

     Priority 2                  Emergent          +/- Lights / siren

                                                (discretion of crew)

 

    Priority 3                  Routine      Lights / siren never used

 

  • "Medic 1 enroute to St. Francis Eastside, Priority 2”

 

 

Back in Service

 

  • Retrocode

 

    • ▫ Patient presumptive diagnosis Medical Priority Dispatch code (1-33) verbally communicated

 

    • ▫ “Medic 1 available from St. Francis Eastside on a signal 4” (or something like that)