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FIRST RESPONDER CH 3&4 FLASHCARDS
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a method used to move a patient by placing him on a blanket or sheet and pulling it across the floor or ground
device used to immobilize the neck
Use on unconscious or conscious person WITH suspected head, neck, or back injuries. keep head, neck, back, stable. grab clothing behind neck, pull to safety while supporting head in your forearms.
A one-rescuer patient movement technique used primarily for children; the patient is cradled in the hollow formed by the rescuer's arms and chest.
arms or legs
A method of moving a patient without lifting or carrying him or her; used when the patient is heavier than the rescuer.
the method used to turn a patient with a spinal injury, in which the patient is moved to the side in one motion
one-person walking assist
A method used if the patient is able to bear his or her own weight.
Pack Strap Carry
No head neck or back injury!
A stretcher with a strong rectangular tubular metal frame and rigid fabric stretched across it.
A side-lying position used to maintain a clear airway in unconscious patients without injuries who are breathing adequately.
A stretcher that is designed to be split into two or four sections that can be fitted around a patient who is lying on the ground or other relatively flat surface; also called an orthopedic stretcher.
A lightweight folding device that is used to carry a conscious, seated patient up or down stairs.
A method used to place a patient on a backboard if there is not enough space to perform a log roll.
A method of placing a patient on a long backboard by straddling both the board and patient and sliding the patient onto the board.
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