the 911 Dispatcher (Calgary)
The appropriate response of the Paramedics depends
on you to relay the following minimal information to Medical Dispatch
through your dispatcher:
- Patient complaint or type of incident
- Approximate Age and Sex Conscious: Yes? No?
- Breathing: Yes? No? Difficulty?
- Additional Information of Use:
Medical case and age over 35:
IS CHEST PAIN PRESENT?
Trauma/injury case: UNCONTROLLED
HEMORRHAGE (BLEEDING)?For motor vehicle accidents:
IS THE PATIENT TRAPPED? IS THERE MORE THAN ONE PATIENT?
Tell them if you've used an inhaler, allergy meds or adrenaline injector!!
This information applies to the Calgary EMS Department. Your local
emergency services may require different information.
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