The trapped patient

trappediconThis 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

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