Legal and Ethics Issues

Ethical Challenges in Emergency Medical Services

POSITION STATEMENT: Ethical Challenges in Emergency Medical Services. A Special Contribution of the Ethics Committee, National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians. Prehospital & Disaster Medicine 1993;8(2):179-182.

Current Version Release Date: April 1993

Previous Version(s): none

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Off Label Use of Medical Products

POSITION STATEMENT: Off-label Use of Medical Products. Prehospital Emergency Care 2011;15(3):419.

http://tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2011.561417#abstract

Current Version Release Date: December 2010

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

Voluntary Guidelines for Out-of-Hospital Practices

POSITION STATEMENT: {REAFFIRMED, 2016} Voluntary Guidelines for Out-of-Hospital Practices (unpublished)

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9, ACEP3, and NASEMSD11

http://naemsp.org/Documents/Position%20Papers/POSITION%20VoluntaryGuidelines.pdf

Current Version Release Date: June 2001

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

EMS Provider Determinations of Necessity for Transport

POSITION STATEMENT: EMS provider determinations of necessity for transport. Prehospital Emergency Care 2011;15(4):546.

http://tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2011.598623#abstract

Current Version Release Date: April 2011

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: Millin MG, Brown LH, Schwartz B. EMS provider determinations of necessity for transport and reimbursement for EMS response, medical care, and transport: combined resource document for the National Association of EMS Physicians position statements. Prehospital Emergency Care 2011;15(4):562-569.

http://tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2011.598623#abstract

Current Version Release Date: April 2011

Previous Version(s): none

Refusal of Medical Aid

POSITION STATEMENT: Refusal of Medical Aid. National Association of EMS Physicians/American College of Emergency Physicians Joint Position Paper.

https://www.acep.org/Clinical---Practice-Management/Refusal-of-Medical-Aid-(RMA)/ (unpublished)

Joint Position Statement of the NAEMSP9 and ACEP3

Current Version Release Date: January 2007

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2001 – {REVISED, 2007} Patient Nontransport. National Association of EMS Physicians/American College of Emergency Physicians Joint Position Paper. Prehospital Emergency Care 2001;5(3):288.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10903120190939814#.Vdt_qvlViko

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

Expert Witness Qualifications and Ethical Guidelines for Issues Related to Emergency Medical Services Litigation

POSITION STATEMENT: Expert Witness Qualifications and Ethical Guidelines for Issues Related to Emergency Medical Services Litigation: Approved by the NAEMSP Board of Directors. Prehospital Emergency Care 2009;13(3):370.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10903120902935397#.VdtpvvlViko

Current Version Release Date: July 2009

Previous Version(s): none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: Maggiore WA, Kupas DF, Glushak C, NAEMSP. Expert witness qualifications and ethical guidelines for emergency medical services litigation: resource document for the National Association of EMS Physicians position statement. Prehospital Emergency Care 2011;15(3):426-431.

http://tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10903127.2011.561413#abstract

EMS Treatment of Special/Rare Conditions using Prescribed Medications not Routinely Carried by EMS

POSITION STATEMENT: Treating Patients with Immediately Life-Threatening Conditions Requiring Previously Prescribed Medications Not Routinely Carried by EMS. Prehospital Emergency Care. DOI: 10.1080/10903127.2016.1229825 (Published online 06 Oct 2016.)

Current Version Release Date: October 2016

Previous Versions: none

RESOURCE DOCUMENT: none

Link: https://tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10903127.2016.1229825

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