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EMS Protocols

This most-recent revision of the DCFEMS EMS Protocols went into effect on November 30, 2014. This revision of the Protocols received input and review from a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. It represents a consolidation of best practices, evidence-based medicine, medical procedures, and emergency pre-hospital guidelines from many local and national sources.