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Multnomah County Emergency Medical Services provides medical oversight and overall coordination of the Multnomah County EMS system and is the EMS medical control authority for the county.

Patient Treatment Protocols

(Effective January 1, 2024)
For Multnomah County and participating agencies in Clackamas County.

Section 00: Contents, Preface | Dying and Death, POLST, DNAR | Medical Control for Drugs and Procedures (1.06 MB)
Section 10: Treatment (1.4 MB)
Section 20: Drugs (385.72 KB)
Section 30: Procedures (46.06 MB)
Section 40: Communications (52.77 KB)
Section 50: Operations (1.5 MB)
Section 60: Trauma Protocol ATAB-1 (804.7 KB)
Section 70: Special Operations Treatment (855.47 KB)
Pediatric Guide - 2022 (1.08 MB)

Other Resources

COVID-19 Triage Procedure (813.8 KB)
Pediatric Intraosseous Distal Femur Procedure (60.39 KB)
POLST (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment)


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Responder Resources

Certification, Accreditation, Training



Research Studies, Articles and Data

Contact Us

Emergency Medical Services
619 NW 6th Ave, 6th Floor
Portland, Oregon 97209

503-988-4017 fax