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*[[Hypothermia]] - Information on cold and wet-weather illnesses
 
*[[Hypothermia]] - Information on cold and wet-weather illnesses
 
*[[Injury aftercare (herbal)]] - There are numerous herbal remedies for injuries that help the body to heal faster with less residual damage. This formula can be used for a wide variety of injuries such as cuts, scrapes, bruises, sprains and strains
 
*[[Injury aftercare (herbal)]] - There are numerous herbal remedies for injuries that help the body to heal faster with less residual damage. This formula can be used for a wide variety of injuries such as cuts, scrapes, bruises, sprains and strains
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*[[OC trials]] - black cross health collective's clinical trials of the effectiveness of various remedies for pepper spray pain
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**[[OC trial protocols]] - the black cross's protocols for their clinical trials
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**[[The dangers of working with pepper spray]] - harm done during the trials despite the safety protocol, and how they dealt with it
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*[[Pepper spray and tear gas]] - information on prevention and care for chemical weapons injuries
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**[[Gas masks]] - review of self-protection measures
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**[[L.A.W. (liquid antacid and water)]] - first aid treatment for eyes, nose, and mouth
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**[[For pepper spray on the skin]] - first aid treatment for skin
 
*[[Police dog bite]] - medical review and suggestions for street medic- level care
 
*[[Police dog bite]] - medical review and suggestions for street medic- level care
 
*[[Special considerations for gunshot wounds and shrapnel wounds]] - Issue relating to [[Open wounds]] protocol.
 
*[[Special considerations for gunshot wounds and shrapnel wounds]] - Issue relating to [[Open wounds]] protocol.

Revision as of 10:28, 1 December 2006

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Protocol

A street medic protocol is a concise document which guides the care rendered by street medics. Unlike medical issues, protocols are written only to the scope of practice of basic street medics. They should be easy to memorize, and require no prior medical knowledge beyond first response initial assessment.

Additional purposes of street medic protocols are to standardize treatment, raise the quality of care, and reduce risk to the patient and the medic. All street medic protocols are guided by the Athens manifesto and Some expectations of street medics, two collaboratively-developed consensus documents. These documents, in turn, are based on the fundamental code of Do No Harm.

Street medic protocols are often adapted by local groups to be more relevant to the needs of the population that group serves. Adapted protocols are often buided by Points of unity.

List of street medic protocols

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Medical issues

Street medical issues documents also guide care by street medics. Medical issues are less concise than protocols, and guide street medic continuing education.

Medical issues briefly identify, summarize and evaluate the best evidence and most current data about prevention, diagnosis, prognosis, therapy, risk/benefit and cost-effectiveness. Then they define the most important questions related to street medic or street clinician practice and identify all possible decision options and their outcomes.

Medical issues are targeted at street medics who have mastered the basics in practice, and as such they define a scope of practice slightly broader than the scope of practice of basic street medics. Medical issues help medics use their prior knowledge and experience in the less-than-ideal environments in which street medics operate.

List of medical issues

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