SMR Protocol - AEMS RED Book
On December 18, 2013, the AEMS Board of Governors approved the Spinal Motion Restriction (SMR) protocol as an addition to the AEMS RED Book - Chapter 3, Part I / Standing Orders for Paramedics. Click Here for SMR protocol contained in RED Book.
SMR Instruction Presentation
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IMPORTANT NOTE: This presentation was developed by Franco Castro-Marin, MD. In the PDF version of the file above it contains notes that are not readily visible in the PDF format. To view these notes, in your Adobe Acrobat Reader, you must go to View, and then click on Annotations - the notes will then appear in a sidebar.
SMR Instruction Video
A SMR informational video was recently coordinated by the Mesa Fire and Medical Department with assistance from Franco Castro-Marin, MD This video includes an introduction and four SMR case scenarios.
Click on the links below to watch this video:
A training that provides educaiton on the newest SMR procedures/techniques, background, and implementation is in the process of being planned. Check back for dates and locations.