This second podcast gives a rapid overview of the approach to a patient trapped in a vehicle. This is explored further in the Virtual Learning Environment Module on Prehospital Scene Management and in the induction course.
Concepts covered include:
The SCATTT approach: Safety, Communication, Assessment, Triage, Treatment, Transport
The COMIC acronym for tidying up your patient during the in-vehicle primary survey: Collar, Oxygen, Monitoring, IV access, Control of pain