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  • Dog down: Effort helps emergency medical staff treat law enforcement K-9s

    New protocols will help emergency medical personnel stabilize, treat and transport law enforcement K-9s injured on the job.

    New protocols will help emergency medical personnel stabilize, treat and transport law enforcement K-9s injured on the job.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Dr. Maureen McMichael, email mmcm@illinois.edu.  

    The paper “The Carle Illinois (Urbana, Illinois USA) transport protocol for LEK9s: Guidelines for emergency medical service providers” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1049023X1900445X

    The paper “The Carle Illinois (Urbana, Illinois USA) treatment protocol for law enforcement K9s: Guidelines for emergency medical services” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S