emergency medical responder


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emergency medical responder

(EMR) (ĕ-mĕrgĕn-sē medi-kăl rĕ-spondĕr)
A prehospital care provider with the basic level of training and certification (i.e., fire fighters and law enforcement personnel). Previously known as first responder.
See also: prehospital provider

emergency medical responder

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EMR.

Any person who has taken courses to acquire skills in the management of patients with acute illnesses or injuries. EMRs include those who have learned how to manage minor injuries (i.e., to use first aid), those who have mastered basic life support, and those with more advanced skills involving the management of cardiac or respiratory arrest or major trauma.
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