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KED:
True or False?
The Built-in handles on the top and sides of the KED may be used to hoist or lift the patient.

False
Built-in handles on the top and sides of the KED may be used to pull or maneuver the patient but are not designed to support the patient’s weight and should not be used to hoist or lift the patient.

1

KED:

Which straps are replaceable on the KED and can be ordered through S&M?

The head/chin straps

2

KED:

What is always the first step in applying the KED on a patient?

Apply manual stabilization to head and neck.

3

KED:

Do you need a C-Collar when using the KED?

Yes

4

KED:

When sliding the KED behind the patient it is strongly recommended that the chest straps ____ (be/not be?) released until the device is in place behind the patient

Not be

5

KED:

How many color coded torso straps are there on the KED?

3

6

KED:
How many thigh straps are there on the KED?

2

7

KED:

How many head straps are on the KED?

2

8

KED:

What is the recommended order to secure the straps on a patient using the KED? (Head, Torso, Thigh?)

1st Torso

2nd Thighs

3rd Head

9

KED:

When applying the KED, if a groin injury is suspected do not ____ the thigh straps

•Do not Cross the thigh straps

Instead snap the strap into the buckle on the same side

10

KED:
True or False?
Once the patient has been extricated or removed, they must be secured to a long back board like any other patient with a suspected spinal injury.

True

11

KED:

When securing a patient placed in a KED to a long backboard it is necessary to release the ____ straps.

Thigh straps

This allows the pt to straighten their legs once on the long backboard

12

KED:

When securing the KED to a patient, do not use the thigh strap if what kind of injury is suspected?

Fractured femur

13

KED:

How often shall the KED be washed?

After every use.

Avoid immersing it, while this will not damage the device, it will
lengthen the drying time and is usually not necessary

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