ASTM's medical service and equipment standards cover emergency medical services and anesthetic and respiratory equipment. The various clinical operations specified here mostly include emergency medical services and dispatch, multiple casualty incident response, ambulatory operations, and other first-aid techniques performed by trained professionals. These medical service standards are helpful to hospitals and clinics, medical schools, and other health care institutions in performing both emergency and non-emergency clinical operations accurately and safely.

Medical Service Standards and Medical Equipment Standards

ASTM's medical service and equipment standards cover emergency medical services and anesthetic and respiratory equipment. The various clinical operations specified here mostly include emergency medical services and dispatch, multiple casualty incident response, ambulatory operations, and other first-aid techniques performed by trained professionals. These medical service standards are helpful to hospitals and clinics, medical schools, and other health care institutions in performing both emergency and non-emergency clinical operations accurately and safely.

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Communications

F1381-92(2003) Standard Guide for Planning and Developing 9-1-1 Enhanced Telephone Systems (Withdrawn 2008)

F1221-89(2022) Standard Guide for Interagency Information Exchange

F1258-95(2022) Standard Practice for Emergency Medical Dispatch

F1560-00(2022) Standard Practice for Emergency Medical Dispatch Management

F2076-01(2022) Standard Practice for Communicating an EMS Patient Report to Receiving Medical Facilities

F1220-95(2022) Standard Guide for Emergency Medical Services System (EMSS) Telecommunications

EMS Equipment

F1274-91 Specification for Fixed Wing Advanced Life Support Transport Units (Withdrawn 2000)

F1187-91 Specification for Fixed Wing Specialized Medical Transport Units (Withdrawn 2000)

F2319-04 Standard Specification for Fixed Wing Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, and Specialized Medical Support Air Ambulances (Withdrawn 2013)

F1555-94(2015) Standard Guide for Characteristics for Extremity Splints

F1558-94(2015) Standard Guide for Characteristics for Adjunct Cervical Spine Immobilization Devices (ACSID)

F1556-94(2015) Standard Guide for Spinal Immobilization and Extrication (SPINE) Device Characteristics

F1559-94(2015) Standard Guide for Characteristics for Cervical Spine Immobilization Collar(s) (CSIC)

F1557-94(2007) Standard Guide for Full Body Spinal Immobilization Devices (FBSID) Characteristics (Withdrawn 2016)

F1118-91(2003) Standard Specification for National Air Medical Transport Units Resources Catalog (Withdrawn 2007)

F2428-04(2011) Standard Guide for Selection and Use for Pelvic Ring Circumferential Compression Stabilization Devices (PRCCSD) (Withdrawn 2020)

F2020-02a(2009) Standard Practice for Design, Construction, and Procurement of Emergency Medical Services Systems (EMSS) Ambulances (Withdrawn 2018)

F2318-15 Standard Specification for Rotary Wing Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, and Specialized Medical Support Air Ambulances

F1230-89 Specification for Minimum Performance Requirements for Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Ground Vehicles (Withdrawn 1997)

F1949-22 Standard Specification for Medical Oxygen Delivery Systems for EMS Ground Vehicles

Organization/Management

F1086-94(2016) Standard Guide for Structures and Responsibilities of Emergency Medical Services Systems Organizations

F1339-92(2016) Standard Guide for Organization and Operation of Emergency Medical Services Systems

F1493-93(2008) Standard Guide for Financing and Financial Accountability of Medical Transportation Systems (Withdrawn 2015)

F1224-89(2004)e1 Standard Guide for Providing System Evaluation for Emergency Medical Services (Withdrawn 2012)

F1286-90(2009) Standard Guide for Development and Operation of Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Facilities (Withdrawn 2015)

F1652-95(2007) Standard Guide for Providing Essential Data Needed in Advance for Prehospital Emergency Medical Services (Withdrawn 2016)

F1288-90(2009) Standard Guide for Planning for and Response to a Multiple Casualty Incident (Withdrawn 2018)

F1629-95(2007) Standard Guide for Establishing Operating Emergency Medical Services and Management Information Systems, or Both (Withdrawn 2015)

F1268-90(2020) Standard Guide for Establishing and Operating a Public Information, Education, and Relations Program for Emergency Medical Service Systems

F1149-22 Standard Practice for Qualifications, Responsibilities, and Authority of Individuals and Institutions Providing Medical Direction of Emergency Medical Services

Personnel, Training and Education

F1419-00 Standard Guide for Training the Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) To Manage Shock (Withdrawn 2006)

F1219-00 Standard Guide for Training the Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) to Perform Patient Initial and Detailed Assessment (Withdrawn 2006)

F1328-00 Standard Guide for Training Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) to Prepare Patients for Medical Transportation (Withdrawn 2006)

F1329-00 Standard Guide for Training the Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) in Basic Anatomy and Physiology (Withdrawn 2006)

F1229-01(2016) Standard Guide for Qualification and Training of EMS Air Medical Patient Care Providers

F1616-95(2016) Standard Guide for Scope of Performance of First Responders Who Practice in the Wilderness or Delayed or Prolonged Transport Settings

F1552-94(2016) Standard Practice for Training Instructor Qualification and Certification Eligibility of Emergency Medical Dispatchers

F1655-95(2013) Standard Guide for Training First Responders Who Practice in Wilderness, Delayed, or Prolonged Transport Settings (Withdrawn 2022)

F1418-01 Standard Guide for Training the Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) in Roles and Responsibilities (Withdrawn 2007)

F1255-90(2008) Standard Practice for Performance of Prehospital Automated Defibrillation (Withdrawn 2016)

F2171-02(2009) Standard Guide for Defining the Performance of First Aid Providers in Occupational Settings (Withdrawn 2018)

F1420-01 Standard Guide for Training the Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) to Perform Patient Management Techniques (Withdrawn 2007)

F1517-14 Standard Guide for Scope of Performance of Emergency Medical Services Ambulance Operators

F1651-95(2009) Standard Guide for Training the Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) (Withdrawn 2018)

F1421-01 Standard Guide for Training the Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) To Manage Obstetrical Emergencies (Withdrawn 2007)

F1254-90(2001) Standard Practice for Performance of Prehospital Manual Defibrillation (Withdrawn 2007)

F1705-96(2020) Standard Guide for Training Emergency Medical Services Ambulance Operations

F1654-95(2020) Standard Guide for Training and Evaluation of Individuals Who Are Responsible for or Perform Triage in a Prehospital Environment

F1653-95(2020) Standard Guide for Scope of Performance of Triage in a Prehospital Environment

F1453-92(2020) Standard Guide for Training and Evaluation of First Responders Who Provide Emergency Medical Care

F1287-90(2020) Standard Guide for Scope of Performance of First Responders Who Provide Emergency Medical Care

F1031-22 Standard Practice for Training the Emergency Medical Technician (Basic)

F1256-22 Standard Guide for Selection and Practice of Emergency Medical Services Instructor for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Training Programs

F1257-22 Standard Guide for Selection and Practice of Emergency Medical Services Instructor for Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

F1285-22 Standard Guide for Training the Emergency Medical Technician to Perform Patient Examination Techniques