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2010-06-15 01:15:49

lifting and moving
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  1. 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.
    Basket stretcher
  2. rescue evacuation technique in which a blanket is used to drag the patient from the hazardous situation.
    blanket drag
  3. the scientific use of specific methods of efficiently lifting large weights so as not to injure oneself
    body mechanics
  4. rescue evacuation technique that uses the patient's clothing to drag the patient along the long axis of the body from a hazardous situation.
    clothes drag
  5. various lifting and moving techniques used to remove someone rapidly from a hazardous situation
    emergency moves
  6. 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
    extremity lift
  7. typw of stretcher that can be used to carry a patient through narrow corridors or over difficult terrain.
    flexible stretcher (rescue stretcher)
  8. rescue evacuation technique that uses the patient's feet to drag the patientalong the long axis of the body from a hazardous situations
    foot drag
  9. posture assumed by the patient when the head of the bed is elevated; sitting position
    Fowler's position
  10. position of the body when the person is lying on his or her side.
    lateral recumbent position
  11. technique in which the back is maintained in straight alignment during a lift so as not to cause strain or injury.
    locked-in position
  12. rotation technique used to slide an immobilization device under a patient, with minimal flexion, extension, or rotation of the spinal column
    log roll
  13. long, flat, rigid device, usually made of plastic, used to maintain spinal immobilization
    long spine board
  14. carrying technique used when multiple personnel are available for the carry and pesons are placed strategically around the device
    one-handed carrying technique
  15. type of strecher that can be easily carried to and from the scene of an emergency
    portable strecher
  16. technique for holding a strecher with your palms and fingers in complete contact with the device to ensure a safe transport.
    power grip
  17. effective lifting method that maximizes lifting power while avoiding injury
    power lift (squat lift)
  18. specialized device consisting of an aluminum frame and a rectangular tube with shovel-type lateral flaps for sliding uner the patient
    scoop stretcher
  19. placement of a patient supine with the legs elevated 8-12 inches to facilitate venous return
    shock position
  20. device used to immobilize and extricate patients who are found in a sitting position; evolved into vest-type device
    short spine board
  21. folding chair used to carry patients who can assume the sitting position
    stair chair
  22. 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
    trendelenburg position
  23. primary transport stretcher used by prehospital providers. the stretcher has a wheeled base and comes in a variety fo types
    wheeled cot stretcher
  24. safe lifting involves using the use of what
    the legs
  25. when power lifting your back and abdominals should be?
    back in the locked-in position and abs held in
  26. how far apart should hands be when utilizing the power grip?
    10 inches
  27. when reaching how far can you safely reach?
    15-20 inches from the body
  28. which method is safer pushing or pulling?