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SPACE

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Paramedic Access
Assess pt
Confinement release
Extrication

2

What is a major incident?

Any incident invoving more pts than can be handled by resources
2 more ambulances required
more than 1 pt

3

What does a transport control officer do?

establish communication link with op centre
maintain casualty movement log
apply a pt number to triage label of each victim prior to transport

4

What does a triage officer do?

Report on type of incidenct, estimated no of casualties, resource requirements
Commence only life-saving treatment
Classify pts into walking or stretcher pts
Stretcher pts are for urgent removal or less urgent removal

5

What are the triage categories?

Red - top priority needs immediate care
Yellow - second priority will survive with delayed treatment
Green - third priority walking wounded
Black - dead

6

What details are on the reverse side of the triage card?

name, pt no for casualty movement log, time of first triage, treatment given, injuries

7

Triage Sieve

applied at scene, dynamic must occur repeatedly, rapidly categorise pts with minimum intervention
categorise according to: walking, resp status, HR

8

Triage Sort

only when resources are available
more physiological

9

ETHANE

Exact location
Type of incident
Hazards
Access
Number of casualties and severity type
Emergency services present and required