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BTU e-news: May 2015
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may 2015
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Trauma -> Immobilization
Beyond backboards: Moving and extricating trauma patients
By Shawna Whooley

Scoop stretchers, soft tarps, KEDs, and vacuum splints may all be useful when moving a patient with modified spinal motion restriction.

Spinal cord injury occurs when unstable, fractured vertebrae move and shift in an abnormal fashion, causing direct damage to the spinal cord. Swelling from the traumatic injury can also cause damage to the spinal cord.

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Visit the BTU Classroom to sign up for the Spinal Injuries CEU

Learn about spinal injuries and the importance of proper spinal immobilization.

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EZ LIFT Rescue System Overview

Learn about how the EZ LIFT Rescue System keeps you safe when lifting your patients off the ground or up or down stairs.


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