EMS Research Studies

North Shore Fire/Rescue is a participant in the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) with all other Milwaukee County EMS Agencies. ROC in conjunction with the Medical College of Wisconsin and Milwaukee County EMS Agencies participate in several National Institute of Health (NIH) approved EMS research studies. Some of the information related to current studies as well as a short video on Exception from Informed Consent (EIC) from Milwaukee County Medical Director, Dr. Riccardo Colella can be found here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-rtvnHRo_g 
For more information, see the links below:

Milwaukee County EMS ALPS Protocol Information

ALPS Study Protocol

Cardiac Arrest Research Studies - Frequenty Asked Questions

Institute of Medicine: Strategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival

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