CC EX 16c 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: The casualty has been run over by a vessel in the surf and is washed up at a remote location. Operate primary survey triage (DRABC) and follow with secondary survey of the casualty.

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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