your sleep is inturrupted by the tones of radio and the dispatcher saying:bravo 3, stand-by for call"you swing your feet into the floor and grap the radio"go ahead, dispatch,"you reply
bravo 3, respond to 77 cherry tree lane for pregnant pt in labor.the other dispatcher is still on the phone with the husband.Additional information to follow.
you and your partener head to the ambulance and start towerd the scene. About 3 minutes from the patients house,the dispatcher tells you that baby appears to be crowning and the husband is still on phone getting instruction. You and your partener decide you need plan. you agree that both the adult and pediatric equipment need to be brought in, as well as the OB kit.
you also agree that you will focus on the baby after delivery and your partener will provide care to the mother.
1-what should be the first priority when entering the scene?
2-should ALS assistance be requested?
3-What questions should you ask mother or father?