20300-Paraldehyde

1) Do East of England Ambulance Service ambulances carry rectal paraldehyde?

2) Do East of England Ambulance Service rapid response vehicles carry rectal paraldehyde?

3) Are East of England Ambulance Service paramedics trained to administer rectal paraldehyde?  If so, how many have received this training? 

4) In the event East of England Ambulance Service paramedics are not trained to administer rectal paraldehyde please provide an explanation why

5) What other sedatives/anti-convulsant medications (for the purpose of treating seizures) do East of England Ambulance Service ambulances carry? e.g. diazepam, buccal midazolam etc

6) What other sedatives/anti-convulsant medications (for the purpose of treating seizures) do East of England Ambulance Service rapid response vehicles carry?  e.g. diazepam, buccal midazolam etc

 

  • Reference:
    20300
  • Response:

    1) Do East of England Ambulance Service ambulances carry rectal paraldehyde?

    No

    2) Do East of England Ambulance Service rapid response vehicles carry rectal paraldehyde?

    No

    3) Are East of England Ambulance Service paramedics trained to administer rectal paraldehyde?  If so, how many have received this training? 

    No

    4) In the event East of England Ambulance Service paramedics are not trained to administer rectal paraldehyde please provide an explanation why

    Not on EEAST Formulary, therefore not required.

    5) What other sedatives/anti-convulsant medications (for the purpose of treating seizures) do East of England Ambulance Service ambulances carry? e.g. diazepam, buccal midazolam etc

    Carry both Rectal Diazepam & Diazemuls for the purpose of treating seizures, not for the use of sedation

    6) What other sedatives/anti-convulsant medications (for the purpose of treating seizures) do East of England Ambulance Service rapid response vehicles carry?  e.g. diazepam, buccal midazolam etc

    Same as above.

  • Area:
    Trust wide
  • Category:
    • Clinical
    • Emergency Operations
    • Training
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