Emergency Medical Services Directive to EMTs

Not a true story, but as a volunteer EMT, I can tell you that it could almost be true!

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It has come to our attention from several emergency rooms that many EMS narratives have taken a decidedly creative direction lately. Effective immediately, all members are to refrain from using slang and abbreviations to describe patients, such as the following:

I know you will all join me in respecting the cultural diversity of our patients to include their medical orientations in creating proper narratives and log entries.

Posted November 23, 2009

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