Emergency Medical Care

Programs that provide immediate short-term assistance for accident victims and acutely ill or injured individuals who are in pain, or whose health or lives may be in jeopardy. (AIRS LD)

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208 I Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-780-8352
Address: 208 I Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-780-8352
Email: info@polst.org
Eligibility: Patients who are seriously ill or frail
Services Provided: With emphasis on patients’ wishes about the care they receive, the National POLST Paradigm helps patients get the medical treatments they want, and avoid the medical treatments they do not want, when they are seriously ill or frail. It's about helping people live the way they want until they die. Web locator for state's sample forms. The POLST form is a medical order emergency personnel can follow whenever, and wherever, the patient has a medical emergency and can't speak for himself/herself.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 6/12/2019