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Medical First Responder Pain Management Protocol

A reader writes, “Pain management is not part of our medical first responder protocol. What can I do for patients in pain?” Medical first responders can (and should) do a lot. I call it the “mom stuff”¬† Help the patient ¬†find a position of comfort Apply a splint or other type of stabilization for extremity […]

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Video: Splinting Principles and Vacuum Splints

In this video, I discuss the 3 C’s of splinting that I teach students, discuss different types of splints, and demonstrate the Emergency Products and Research Disposable Insta-Splint II kit. Have you used a vacuum splint? What do they work well for? ParamedicTV is powered by EMS1.com