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Street medics serve a variety of '''roles''', both in and out of protests.
 
Street medics serve a variety of '''roles''', both in and out of protests.
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*[[Street medic]] - our basic role, and its history.
 
*[[Street medic]] - our basic role, and its history.
*[[Affinity group medic]] - many medics work inside a group of protesters, unmarked, rather han working with a "rescue squad" of street medics.
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*[[Affinity group medic]] - many medics work inside a group of protesters, unmarked, rather than working with a "rescue squad" of street medics.
*[[Street clinician]] - someone should write this article. Be sure to type <nowiki>{{</nowiki>medic wiki<nowiki>}}</nowiki> at the top of your page or we'll never find your work.
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*[[Street clinician]] - someone should write this article.
 
*[[Community health worker (CHW)]] - many street medics consider themselves to also be para-professional health workers.
 
*[[Community health worker (CHW)]] - many street medics consider themselves to also be para-professional health workers.
 
*[[Wilderness first responder]] - First aid training favored by street medics.
 
*[[Wilderness first responder]] - First aid training favored by street medics.
   
 
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Street medics hold themselves to a very '''high ethical standard'''. They emphasize over and over again the importance of Do no harm interventions, consent, always working as 1/2 of a buddy pair, and knowing their own limits.
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Street medics hold themselves to a very '''high ethical standard'''. They emphasize over and over again the importance of Do no harm interventions, consent, always working as 1/2 of a buddy pair, and knowing their own limits.
   
 
Street medics are partisan medicine, providing care as a means of support in a social struggle. Their deep respect for everyone they treat is not just how they maintain their own safety; it is their purpose for doing this work.
 
Street medics are partisan medicine, providing care as a means of support in a social struggle. Their deep respect for everyone they treat is not just how they maintain their own safety; it is their purpose for doing this work.
 
*[[Athens manifesto]] - proposals about medic rights and responsibilities to each other, drafted at the Medics Gathering, held in Athens in August of 2001.
 
*[[Athens manifesto]] - proposals about medic rights and responsibilities to each other, drafted at the Medics Gathering, held in Athens in August of 2001.
 
*[[DNC medic points of unity]] - Ethical standard for street medic care at the 2004 protests outside the Democratic National Convention in Boston.
 
*[[DNC medic points of unity]] - Ethical standard for street medic care at the 2004 protests outside the Democratic National Convention in Boston.
*[[CGHC points of unity]] - someone should write this article. Be sure to type <nowiki>{{</nowiki>medic wiki<nowiki>}}</nowiki> at the top of your page or we'll never find your work.
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*[[CGHC points of unity]] - Points of unity adopted in September 2005 by the clinicians who founded Common Ground Health Clinic in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
*[[Some expectations of street medics]] - Some basic things that are expected of street medics are for protection and efficacy in treating patients.
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*[[Some expectations of street medics]] - Some basic things that are expected of street medics are for protection and efficacy in treating patients. By a member of BALM, Boston, c.2003.
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*[[OWS medics code of ethics]] - From NYC, 2011..
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*[[Red cross-crescent emblems|Usage of the Red Cross and Red Crescent emblems]] - Usage of the Red Cross symbol to identify yourself is restricted by internation law. This page tells why and gives you some alternatives.

Latest revision as of 21:22, 5 November 2017

Street Medic Wikia (beta), the online resource for street medics that anyone can edit


Street medics serve a variety of roles, both in and out of protests.


Street medics hold themselves to a very high ethical standard. They emphasize over and over again the importance of Do no harm interventions, consent, always working as 1/2 of a buddy pair, and knowing their own limits.

Street medics are partisan medicine, providing care as a means of support in a social struggle. Their deep respect for everyone they treat is not just how they maintain their own safety; it is their purpose for doing this work.

  • Athens manifesto - proposals about medic rights and responsibilities to each other, drafted at the Medics Gathering, held in Athens in August of 2001.
  • DNC medic points of unity - Ethical standard for street medic care at the 2004 protests outside the Democratic National Convention in Boston.
  • CGHC points of unity - Points of unity adopted in September 2005 by the clinicians who founded Common Ground Health Clinic in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
  • Some expectations of street medics - Some basic things that are expected of street medics are for protection and efficacy in treating patients. By a member of BALM, Boston, c.2003.
  • OWS medics code of ethics - From NYC, 2011..
  • Usage of the Red Cross and Red Crescent emblems - Usage of the Red Cross symbol to identify yourself is restricted by internation law. This page tells why and gives you some alternatives.

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