Editor’s Note: Now playing on EMS1 – “One for the Road,” featuring Steve Whitehead and sponsored by Hartwell Medical. Whether it’s street-smart tips on what to carry in your cargo pocket, or what to do when you make a mistake in the field, bookmark the series today for a great way to brush up on the essentials all medics need to know twice a month.
Have a question? Ask Steve!
Have you ever watched any of those YouTube compilations of EMT’s and paramedics lifting and then dropping patients? Me too. Lifting a patient can be completely uneventful or it can make you a viral internet star. Career-saving EMS techniques for lifting your patients will keep you off the interwebs on this episode of One For The Road!
One for the Road is sponsored by Hartwell Medical. A 30-year player in the industry, Hartwell Medical’s field-tested EMS product line includes vacuum splinting, airway management and immobilization devices designed to meet the latest spinal motion restriction protocols.