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.
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Our fire service friends have been doing this trick for years, but if you haven’t had any formal vehicle extrication training, you may never have encountered the importance of stabilizing a vehicle that’s been in an accident before working around it or within it.
On this episode of One for the Road, we’ll show you one very simple step that can make every car accident you work a little bit safer.
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.