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09/16/17

Announcement Regarding IV Pumps

Office of Emergency Medical Services

Department of Public Health                                                                                                               

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Notice

Memorandum: Requirements for Programmable IV Pumps

 

 

Attached please find a Memorandum informing ambulance services and their affiliate hospital medical directors that the effective date of the Administrative Requirement (AR) 5-402 requirement that all ALS ambulances be equipped with programmable IV pumps, with the primary purpose of administering norepinephrine, is delayed pending further review. Please share with your affiliate hospital medical directors.

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