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Title: Section 755.8 - Emergency care

755.8 Emergency care. The operator shall ensure that:

(a) emergency supplies and equipment are provided in accordance with the scope of surgical services provided at the facility, and include at least the following:

(1) an emergency call system;

(2) oxygen;

(3) airways, manual breathing bag and ventilator;

(4) cardiac defibrillator;

(5) cardiac monitoring equipment;

(6) thoracotomy set;

(7) tracheostomy set;

(8) laryngoscope and endotracheal tubes;

(9) suction equipment; and

(10) emergency drugs and supplies as specified by the medical staff; and

(b) an anesthesiologist or other physician and a registered professional nurse who are qualified in resuscitative techniques and emergency care are present and available until all patients have been discharged from the service.


VOLUME E (Title 10)