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emergency medical dispatcher

 

Definition: A telecommunicator with training in medical care who is allowed to use predetermined medical protocols to both dispatch correct resources to an emergency scene and to give instructions to victims and bystanders before arrival of first responders.

See Also: dispatch life support

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