ERIC Number: ED239062
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Emergency Victim Care. A Training Manual for Emergency Medical Technicians. Module 9. Backboards/Moving and Handling the Victim, Fractures, Dislocations. Revised.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.
This training manual for emergency medical technicians, one of l4 modules that comprise the Emergency Victim Care textbook, covers backboard moving and handling victims, fractures, and dislocations. Objectives stated for the three chapters are for the student to be able to describe: procedures to use the backboard, stair chair, Stokes basket, and scoop stretcher; procedures to move a victim from bed or couch; various drags and carries; techniques used in immobilizing possible fractures; various types of splinting materials; causes, signs, and symptoms for dislocations; and emergency treatment for dislocations. Informative material is provided on logrolling, handling of backboards, rolling victim 180 degrees, moving and handling the victim, carries and drags, fractures, immobilization equipment and material, blanketroll splints, specific fractures, and dislocations. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accidents, Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Emergency Medical Technicians, First Aid, Injuries, Job Skills, Postsecondary Education, Rescue, Textbooks, Vocational Education
Vocational Instructional Materials Laboratory, Ohio State University, 154 W. Twelfth Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.