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excessive outward curvature of the spine, causing hunching of the back.

Kyphosis

2

Should be performed when there is immediate danger to the patient or rescuer.

Emergency move

3

Performed with the patient is suffering an immediate life threat and the patient must be moved quickly and transported for care

Urgent move

4

No immediate threat to life exists in the patient can be moved in a normal manner when ready for transport

Nonurgent to move

5

Immediate environmental danger to the patient or rescuer, such as:

Fire or danger of fire

Exposure to explosives or other hazardous materials

Inability to protect the patient from other hazards

6

Indications for an urgent move using the rapid extrication technique include but are not limited to the following:

Altered mental status
In adequate respiratory rate or tidal volume
Indications of shock
Injuries to the head, neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis
Fracture of both femurs
Major bleeding

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excessive inward curvature of the spine.

Lordosis

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