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[IP] whether EMTs should suspend a pump

Actually, I certainly believe that an EMT can't give D50%. In the over
regulated state of New Jersey even Paramedics who are RN Paramedics cannot
even stock their little "ice-creme truck" with it. A few years ago we
investigated having Paramedics give D50% to severe head injury patients to
increase the osmotic solute load in the blood and prevent or mitigate brain
edema but we were told it wasn't on the approved medication list. They can
give glucagon which may cause vomiting and aspiration. In NJ, EMT decisions
are made in a substrate of medical ignorance without input from specialists

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