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First Responder The term 'First Responder ' as it applies to the area of Medicare in the United States can be defined as ' The First Responder uses a limited amount of equipment to perform initial assessment and intervention and is trained to assist other Emergency Medical Services (EMS)providers. Example: At the scene of a cardiac arrest, the First Responder would be expected to notify EMS (if not already notified) and initiate CPR with an oral airway and a barrier device'.
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