CC EX 16n – 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.
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Scenario: The casualty with a painful and swollen foot injury says that he trod on this fish.
• 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?