Protocol 2-990 - Vomiting

Polk, Hickory, Cedar, & St Clair EMS Protocols







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NEMSIS Protocol: 9914131 - Medical-Nausea/Vomiting


Change Log:

DateLink to
Description of change
12/12/14pdfAdded clarification for pediatric dosages of Zofran and Phenergan.
12/15/14Added Regalin medication.
04/14/15Added comment that medication is not prophylactic.
11/17/15pdfRemoved Regalin.
08/24/17pdfRemoved comment that antiemetics cannot be used prophylactically. Added comment to use Phenergan diluted in NS flush.
09/22/17Added PO/SL option for Zofran. Added Benadryl to adult and pediatric.
10/16/17Removed requirement for motion sickness to administer Benadryl.
11/14/17pdfChanged minimum initial dosage of Phenergan to 6.25 mg to allow more flexibility.
04/18/20pdfAdded content (without substantive modification) from old Protocol 6-040 - Control of Nausea.
06/06/21pdfMoved to
10/16/21Addition of inhaled isopropanol for anti-nausea treatment by EMTs was approved by protocol committee on 5/26/21. However, Dr. Nicholes did not approve it on 6/8/21 stating the use of inhaled isopropanol in the ER, in his experience only last for seconds to minutes before they are nauseated again.
12/01/21Updated link to Zofran.
02/28/22Updated link for Phenergan.

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