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Tag Archives: extrication
Motor Vehicle Crash Considerations in Retrieval Medicine
An hour long exploration of motor crash management principles by Retrieval specialist Dr Geoff Healy
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This presentation was given at the Retrieval 2014 conference in Glasgow.
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Urban Search and Rescue
GSA-HEMS consultants and paramedics are deployed as part of the New South Wales Urban Search & Rescue Task Force. Although registrars are not deployed as part of this team, working in prehospital care requires preparation for work in disaster zones, … Continue reading
Self-extrication with a collar on
Using a sophisticated infrared six camera motion capture system, investigators demonstrated decreased cervical spine movement when collared volunteers self-extricated from a mock smashed up Toyota Corolla, when compared with extrication by paramedics using a backboard. The authors conclude that in … Continue reading
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