direct medical control

di·rect med·i·cal con·trol

(dĭr-ekt' med'i-kăl kŏn-trōl')
Medical control provided directly to a prehospital provider by a physician or authorized health care provider; usually provided through the Emergency Medical Service radio system base station.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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In South Korea, as physicians are not staffed in 119-ambulances, the prehospital treatment is generally led by an emergency medical technician-paramedic (EMT-P) and manual defibrillator use, advanced airway insert, and intravenous line placement are not allowed to EMT-Ps without the physician's direct medical control in point of law.
The participants in the conventional group performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation with AED, and the members in the video call guidance group connected the video call just before scene arrival to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation with manual defibrillators with a physician's real-time direct medical control via the video call.
Caption: Figure 2: The video call for the physician's real-time direct medical control. (a) The EMT-P leader held the phone to show the overall situation to the guiding physician.

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