Article 10 Pitchside medical equipment - Medical

UEFA Medical Regulations

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Specific Regulations > Medical
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2020 > July
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Technical Regulations
10.01

The following medical equipment, which should be provided in an emergency bag distinct from the one required by Paragraph 11.02, must be available at pitchside on matchday in all UEFA competitions and on matchday -1 in all UEFA competitions where teams train at the same stadium/hall as the matchday stadium/hall:

  1. Airway and cervical spine

    1. handheld suction device

    2. respiratory resuscitators with masks and airways (this must include nasopharyngeal airways, oropharyngeal airways and laryngeal mask airways, each with a choice of sizes appropriate for the player group, together with a tie or tape)

    3. lubricant

    4. cervical collar set/rigid neck brace

  2. Breathing

    1. stethoscope

    2. pulse oximeter

    3. oxygen/trauma mask and tubing

    4. pocket mask

    5. bag valve mask

    6. spacer device for bronchodilators

    7. portable oxygen cylinder (minimum 15l/min. for 20 minutes)

  3. Circulation

    1. infusion equipment with administration sets and solutions

    2. defibrillator (AED)

    3. blood pressure monitor with cuff size(s) appropriate for the player group

    4. blood sugar gauge and/or blood sugar test sticks

  4. Other equipment (small)

    1. tourniquet

    2. adhesive fixing materials

    3. pupil lamp

    4. IV cannula of various gauges (e.g. 18G and 14G)

    5. strong (heavy-duty) scissors

    6. disinfection equipment (e.g. alcohol swabs to clean the skin)

    7. disposable gloves

    8. sharps box

    9. protective goggles.

10.02

The following emergency drugs must also be provided in the emergency bag:

  1. Adrenaline 1:10,000 injection

  2. antihistamine (Chlorpheniramine)

  3. hydrocortisone

  4. benzodiazepines (e.g. sublingual diazepam or diazemuls injection), where doctor is licensed to carry this medication

  5. cardiac lifesaving drugs (including cardiac stimulants and anti-arrhythmic drugs (e.g. amiodarone/lidocaine injection))

  6. epipen or anapen

  7. bronchodilators (e.g. salbutamol inhaler)

  8. Glyceryl Trinitrate spray

  9. glucose tablets/gel

  10. emergency diabetes drugs (e.g. glucagon)

  11. antiemetics (e.g. stemetil injection).

10.03

The following large equipment must also be available at pitchside on matchday in all UEFA competitions and on matchday -1 in all UEFA competitions where teams train at the same stadium/hall as the matchday stadium/hall:

  1. one spinal board, scoop stretcher or vacuum mattress, with compatible fixing equipment (side head supports and straps) to permit adequate and safe evacuation from the field;

  2. box splints for the fixation of limbs.

10.04

The following items should also be available at pitchside:

  1. cricothyrotomy set with disposable scalpel

  2. intubation equipment

  3. anti-hypertensive drugs

  4. basket stretcher

  5. defibrillator with external pacing and CO2 monitors for use in place of the defibrillator listed in Paragraph 10.01, where available.