Indian Health Service. (2000). Indian Health Manual, Chapter 17. Emergency Medical Services. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
This chapter provides historical background, reference information, guidelines, and suggested resources for the provision of high quality emergency medical care to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) people. This chapter revises Indian Health Service (IHS) policy regarding Emergency Medical Services (EMS). The chapter can serve as an administrative handbook for individuals and organizations seeking to provide EMS services. The actual provision of clinical care is not discussed in this chapter.