Flashcards in Chapter 30 Deck (40):
Explain the Platinum Ten concept
In order to enhance the Golden Hour
- Remove Patient from vehicle/entanglement and be enroute to a trauma centre within 10 minutes of our arrival on scene
List the practical Applications of ParaTech
List the Types of Collisions
Safety can be divided into which categories of priority
Rescue Personnel Safety
What must take place during the Golden Hour?
Stabilization in the Emergency Room
What are the two types of glass found in automobiles?
Explain the 5-10-20 Rule
Rescuers must stay
5" away from Side air bags
10" away from driver air bag
20" away from passenger air bags
What are the Hybrid vehicle Emergency Procedures
Hybrid vehicle identification
Access to passenger compartment
Turn key to OFF position and remove from ignition
Check that the Green light goes out
Disconnect the 12v battery
What are the rules of thumb for wooden cribbing
Finished height cannot be > 3x working length of the timbers
Flat level base
Crib as you go
Do not place body part between crib and vehicle
What belongs in the cold zone?
All other operations established here:
-General public kept outside the cold zone
Define the Hot zone
Location where the extrication is taking place and the hazards exist
Whats should be placed in the warm zone?
Parts removed from vehicles
How big is the Outer circle?
3-5m in diameter around the inner circle.
Influenced by topography and traffic hazards
What factors influence Inner Circle size?
Number of patients
Degree of entrapment/ extrication needs
Number, conditon and size of vehicles
Other hazardous conditions
What is looked for within the Outer circle
Other potential problems
They can/Should also question bystanders
What questions should be asked during a size up?
What HAS happened
What IS happening
What RESOURCES are needed
What is LIKELY to happen
What HAZARDS need to be mitigated
List the components of Rescue Personnel Safety
Position responding unit in a manner to protect the crew from traffic
Always wear full PPE
Traffic safety vest
Full Duty gear
List the components of Scene Safety
Hazard controls (fluids, Elec, weather etc)
Have handline at the ready
Have fire extinguisher ready
Control of other agencies (police, ems, epcor)
What needs to be assessed in the size up?
Number and condition of vehicles
number of patients
List the types of framework
What are the Three Compartments in a vehicle
List the steps of scene management
- Establish command
- Initial scene overview
- Inner/outer circle
Incident Action Plan
- Establish zones(Hot/war/cold/tool staging)
Re aligning, adjustment or re-positioning of existing major parts
Disentanglement can include what operations?
The bending of the sheet metal or any components of the vehicle
As defined, it is the physical act of taking apart vehicle components
The physical act of removing parts of the vehicle
Why should air be left in the tires?
EPS Investigations of tire pressures
List the types of tools used in Extrication
Tools can be powered by any of which methods?
List the types of Striking Tools
List the types of Prying tools
List the types of cutting tools
List the types of Pushing/Pulling tools
Air lifting bags
List the types of Supporting tools
What are the principle parts of the air strut
What are Rescue Incidents
Involve the removal and treatment of victims from situations involving natural elements, structural collapse, elevation differences, or any other situation not considered to be an extrication incident
What are Extrication incidents
Involve the removal and treatment of victims who are trapped by some type of man-made machinery or equipment
What factors should be noted upon arrival/approach
Potential traffic hazards
Numbers, types, and positions of vehicles involved
Fire potential and possibility of hazardous material involvement
Need for additional resources
Priority to position initial responding unit to protect the scene and responders so assessment and assistance can be initiated