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 As you prepare to manually transport an injured victim you realize you're the only individual physically able to transport the victim Since the victim is unconscious what carrying method do you use?

Answer A "fireman's carry" is the recommended method if you can lift and carry the victim. Otherwise an improvised litter if this is practical. Any method is limited by the capabilities of the transportin... Read More »
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As you prepare to manually transport an injured victim you realize you're the only individual physically able to transport the victim Since the victim is unconscious you decide to use the?

What is the preferred method to transport and unconscious victim?

What are the advantages of using a litter in First Aid to transport an accident or war victim?

The victim is less likely to aggravate existing injuriesThe victim is less likely to have his or her injuries made worse by movement across rough terrain.Also, depending on the circumstances, a lit... Read More »
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What if your evaluation reveals that the victim is experiencing shortness of breath and you hear hissing from the chest you suspect the victim is suffering from?

punctured lung. the hissin is the air in the lungz goin down like air goin out of a balloon
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