Do EMS Protocols require providers to move around in an ambulance?

February 25, 2022

Across the country, EMS protocols are under review and undergoing changes with regard to treating patients at the scene and providers being seated and safely restrained during transport. For example, performing CPR in a moving ambulance was once the general practice. However, in many states cardiac arrest patients are now being treated at the scene – and the results suggest that this has both a better outcome for the patient and reduces the likelihood of a provider being injured during transport.