W. Va. Code R. § 64-101-2 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. XXXVIII, No. 51, December 23, 2021

2.1. "Cardiopulmonary resuscitation" or "CPR" means those measures used to restore or support cardiac or respiratory function in the event of a cardiac or respiratory arrest.
2.2. "Do not resuscitate order" or ("DNR order") means an order issued by a licensed physician that CPR should not be administered to a particular person.
2.3. "e-Directive Registry" means the electronic database, established and maintained by the West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care (WVCEOLC) through the West Virginia Health Information Network (WVHIN), that electronically stores and makes available to treating health care providers advance directive forms, do not resuscitate cards, and POST forms.
2.4 "Level of medical intervention" means the order on a Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (POST) form in Section B for comfort measures, additional limited interventions, or full interventions.
2.5. "Medical Command Center" means a designated facility staffed by paramedic communications specialists, operating under medical supervision, who provide on-line advice and direction to emergency medical services personnel regarding treatment, triage and destination decisions under the guidelines of the medical direction system.
2.6. "On-Line Medical Direction" means the medical direction given by personnel at an approved Medical Command Center to emergency medical services personnel at the time of an emergency medical services incident, by voice or other means, as established by Office of Emergency Medical Services protocol and guidelines.
2.7. "Physician orders for scope of treatment form" or "POST" means a standardized form containing orders by a qualified physician that details a person's life-sustaining wishes.

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W. Va. Code R. § 64-101-2

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