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lifting and moving
Type of strecher useful for removing patients on rough terrain or during high angle rescues, in which a patient must be lowered from a height or lifted, as from a ditch.
rescue evacuation technique in which a blanket is used to drag the patient from the hazardous situation.
the scientific use of specific methods of efficiently lifting large weights so as not to injure oneself
rescue evacuation technique that uses the patient's clothing to drag the patient along the long axis of the body from a hazardous situation.
various lifting and moving techniques used to remove someone rapidly from a hazardous situation
rescue evacuation technique in which one person supports the patients legs and the other person supports the torso to remove the patient from a hazardous situation
typw of stretcher that can be used to carry a patient through narrow corridors or over difficult terrain.
flexible stretcher (rescue stretcher)
rescue evacuation technique that uses the patient's feet to drag the patientalong the long axis of the body from a hazardous situations
posture assumed by the patient when the head of the bed is elevated; sitting position
position of the body when the person is lying on his or her side.
lateral recumbent position
technique in which the back is maintained in straight alignment during a lift so as not to cause strain or injury.
rotation technique used to slide an immobilization device under a patient, with minimal flexion, extension, or rotation of the spinal column
long, flat, rigid device, usually made of plastic, used to maintain spinal immobilization
long spine board
carrying technique used when multiple personnel are available for the carry and pesons are placed strategically around the device
one-handed carrying technique
type of strecher that can be easily carried to and from the scene of an emergency
technique for holding a strecher with your palms and fingers in complete contact with the device to ensure a safe transport.
effective lifting method that maximizes lifting power while avoiding injury
power lift (squat lift)
specialized device consisting of an aluminum frame and a rectangular tube with shovel-type lateral flaps for sliding uner the patient
placement of a patient supine with the legs elevated 8-12 inches to facilitate venous return
device used to immobilize and extricate patients who are found in a sitting position; evolved into vest-type device
short spine board
folding chair used to carry patients who can assume the sitting position
position in which patient is supine on a surface inclined 45 degrees, with patient's head at the lower end and legs at the upper end
primary transport stretcher used by prehospital providers. the stretcher has a wheeled base and comes in a variety fo types
wheeled cot stretcher
safe lifting involves using the use of what
when power lifting your back and abdominals should be?
back in the locked-in position and abs held in
how far apart should hands be when utilizing the power grip?
when reaching how far can you safely reach?
15-20 inches from the body
which method is safer pushing or pulling?