(7) Loosen and remove enough of the patient's clothing to enable the
physician (or other medical person) to examine the patient. If it is necessary to cut the
patient's clothing, ask for his permission (or that of an accompanying relative) if
possible. Clothing should be cut along seams, if practicable, so they can be repaired.
(8) Assist the physician, PA, or designated personnel as needed. Obtain
any required equipment and carry out orders quickly and accurately.
c. Perform Follow-up Measures. After you are no longer needed in treating
the emergency, you should:
(1) Assure the patient's relatives or concerned individuals who brought the
patient that care is being given, ask them to remain in the waiting room until the
physician (or other person) can see them, and make them as comfortable as possible.
(2) Briefly explain to the other patients who are waiting why their care is