Splinting & Immobilization

Splinting Scenarios - Long Bone

October 08, 2015

Click below to see a list of likely long bone splinting scenarios you will be tested on for NC EMT, along with the recommended splinting device.

Vest-Type Extrication Device Handout

October 08, 2015

Click below to see the manufacturer's instructions on how to apply the XP-1. Notes on the second page distinguish the differences between the XP-1 and the Kendrick Extrication Device (KED).

Rapid Extrication Video

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video from Castle Rock (CO) Fire and Rescue about rapid extrication.

Traction Splinting (Sager Traction Splint)

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video from Castle Rock (CO) Fire and Rescue about traction splinting using the Sager Traction Splint.

Spinal Immobilization

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video from Castle Rock (CO) Fire and Rescue about spinal immobilization.

Joint Injury Splinting

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video from Castle Rock (CO) Fire and Rescue about joint injury splinting.

Hare Traction - Femur Splinting

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video from EMS Skills Videos about applying a Hare Traction Splint to a fractured femur.

Kendrick Traction Splint

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video about the application and use of a Kendrick Traction Device.

Pediatric Immobilization Device

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video about the application of a pediatric immobilization device.

Standing Immobilization

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video about a "standing takedown" or standing immobilization.

Sling & Swathe

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video on using a sling & swathe.

Splinting A Bent Elbow

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video on splinting a bent elbow.

Splinting A Bent Knee

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video on splinting a bent knee.

Splinting A Forearm Fracture

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video on splinting a forearm fracture.

Splinting a Shoulder Dislocation

October 10, 2015

Click below to watch a video on splinting a shoulder dislocation in a fixed position.

SAM Pelvic Sling Video

November 02, 2015

Click below to watch a video on the use of the SAM Pelvic Sling.

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