CC EX 16b FIRST AID UPDATE- MEDEVACS:

Task: To perform triage and to stabilize a casualty in order that they may be rescued to a place of safety and further medical care.


Photo courtesy of Bay of Plenty Surf Lifesaving First Aid Project

Scenario:

Casualty is recovered from a vessel that exploded. There are glass shards imbedded in and around the eye.

How would you stabilize this casualty?

What precautions would you take and how would you move the casualty to enable evacuation to a place of safety.

What aftercare would you provide while evacuating the casualty?

What information would you provide paramedics on reaching the shore?

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