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The BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) Handbook is the official source for the BCEHS Clinical Practice Guidelines
In addition, it contains BCEHS operational content and best practice models for Paramedics
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These guidelines are specifically intended for the use of first responders, emergency medical responders, and paramedics in the delivery of out-of-hospital care under the auspices of BC Emergency Health Services. Paramedics and emergency medical responders shall practice within the scope of their license, to the extent directed by BC Emergency Health Services. Such direction may include (but is not limited to) restrictions due to availability of medical oversight, equipment, medications, or current consent agreements.
Individuals and agencies using these guidelines outside the oversight of BC Emergency Health Services acknowledge that the content of these guidelines is provided solely for educational or informational purposes, and does not constitute medical or treatment advice. These users are responsible for assessing the accuracy, reliability, and appropriateness of this information for their own purposes.
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or your local emergency services number. Do not rely on these guidelines, or this application, as a substitute for professional medical advice.
BC Emergency Health Services disclaims responsibility for any unauthorized use of these guidelines and shall not be liable for any damages arising from their inappropriate or unauthorized use.
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