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'''(or nazi/ anti/ counter-protester/ hate crime perp... tactics / weapons)
 
'''(or nazi/ anti/ counter-protester/ hate crime perp... tactics / weapons)
 
*[[Documenting injuries (police brutality)]] - How to document your injuries for lawsuits and criminal defense
 
*[[Documenting injuries (police brutality)]] - How to document your injuries for lawsuits and criminal defense
 
*[[Fear]]
 
*[[Handcuff injury]] - Medical review of so-called "Handcuff Neuropathy" a superficial radial nerve branch compression mononeuropathy
 
*[[Handcuff injury]] - Medical review of so-called "Handcuff Neuropathy" a superficial radial nerve branch compression mononeuropathy
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*[[Taser]]
*[[OC trials]] - black cross health collective's clinical trials of the effectiveness of various remedies for pepper spray pain
 
**[[OC trial protocols]] - the black cross's protocols for their clinical trials
 
**[[The dangers of working with pepper spray]] - harm done during the trials despite the safety protocol, and how they dealt with it
 
 
*[[Pepper spray and tear gas]] - information on prevention and care for chemical weapons injuries
 
*[[Pepper spray and tear gas]] - information on prevention and care for chemical weapons injuries
 
**[[Gas masks]] - review of self-protection measures
 
**[[Gas masks]] - review of self-protection measures
 
**[[L.A.W. (liquid antacid and water)]] - first aid treatment for eyes, nose, and mouth
 
**[[L.A.W. (liquid antacid and water)]] - first aid treatment for eyes, nose, and mouth
 
**[[For pepper spray on the skin]] - first aid treatment for skin
 
**[[For pepper spray on the skin]] - first aid treatment for skin
 
*[[OC trials]] - black cross health collective's clinical trials of the effectiveness of various remedies for pepper spray pain
 
**[[OC trial protocols]] - the black cross's protocols for their clinical trials
 
**[[The dangers of working with pepper spray]] - harm done during the trials despite the safety protocol, and how they dealt with it
 
*[[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.
*[[Taser]]
 
   
 
==== Medical issues related to protest tactics ====
 
==== Medical issues related to protest tactics ====

Revision as of 03:05, 9 June 2008

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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

  • Initial assessment - An organized way to recognize and respond to life-threatening emergencies in a crisis
  • Lifesaving skills - Head tilt- chin lift, jaw thrust, abdominal thrusts, rescue breathing, recovery position
  • Burns and blisters - Care for injuries from heat, fire, and friction (like from walking)
  • Open wounds - Care for scrapes, cuts, punctures, torn flesh, or amputation
  • Strains sprains and breaks - Care for muscle, joint and bone injuries
  • Triage - When there are more injured than medics, triage assures that the most critical are cared for first

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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

Medical issues related to police tactics / weapons

(or nazi/ anti/ counter-protester/ hate crime perp... tactics / weapons)

Medical issues related to protest tactics

Wellness center medical issues

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