Regardless of the treatment orders on the MOST Form, EMS personnel and other health care professionals may provide the following interventions, as needed, to a patient for comfort or to alleviate pain:
(1) Clear the airway, without the use of artificial ventilation, esophageal obturator airway, or endotracheal intubation;
(2) Administer suction;
(3) Provide oxygen, without the use of artificial ventilation, esophageal obturator airway, or endotracheal intubation;
(4) Provide pain medication;
(5) Control bleeding; or
(6) Make any other necessary adjustments.
Applicability of D.C. Law 21-72: Section 4 of D.C. Law 21-72 provided (a) that the act shall apply upon the date of inclusion of its fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan; (b) that the Chief Financial Officer shall certify the date of the inclusion of the fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan, and provide notice to the Budget Director of the Council of the certification; and (c) that the Budget Director shall cause the notice of the certification to be published in the District of Columbia Register and that the date of publication of the notice of the certification shall not affect the applicability of the act.