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EMS Resources

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Resources


EMS Interfacility Documentation

Inter-facility transfer of acute ischemic stroke patients quick sheet.

EMS Stroke Interfacility Orders

Standard stroke transfer order set that can be used by sending physicians to direct care by EMS during the transfer.

FAST-ED Score Guidance

Field Assessment Stroke Triage for Emergency Destination (FAST-ED):
For EMS providers to screen for symptoms of large vessel occlusion

Maine EMS Stroke Triage Flow Chart

Flow chart for EMS clinicians to triage suspected stroke victims during pre-hospital encounters.

FAST-ED Tips and Tricks

Tips and tricks for performing the FAST-ED with patients who are experiencing a reduced level of consciousness.

EMS Notification Report

This template may be used by EMS and their partnering hospitals re: pertinent information surrounding time sensitive illnesses.  It is in .docx form so that it may be modified by the end-users to fit their needs. Our hope is that for strokes, it will decrease the door-to-CT and door-to-thrombolytic time in eligible patients, thereby improving outcomes.

Direct-to-CT Checklist

This document may be used by the EMS service and the hospital to facilitate a Direct-to-CT program

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