Patient Handling

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  • Cervical Splinting Offers a New Paradigm in EMS

    X Collar encourages a new method for practicing c-spine management.

    Article • May 19th, 2011

  • Powered Lifts for Bariatric Patients

    Patients are getting larger. How can a provider stay safe?

    Article • February 23rd, 2011

  • Assessing the Spine

    Proper assessment of the spine is necessary when deciding whether to immobilize a patient.

    Article • February 1st, 2011

  • iTec Transfer Patient Assist Lift

    The iTec Transfer Patient Assist Lift aims to help ease the process of transferring patients from bed to stretcher or stretcher to bed

    Article • January 1st, 2011

  • EMS Management of Catastrophic Cheerleading Injuries

    EMS management of catastrophic cheerleader injuries

    Article • October 1st, 2010

  • Hypothermia for SCI

    Animal data, human anecdotes suggest another benefit for cooling

    Article • July 1st, 2010

  • Collar Me Bad

    Study prompts worries that cervical devices may harm some patients

    Article • July 1st, 2010

  • A Clear Mandate

    How to safely use an EMS spinal immobilization clearance protocol

    Article • March 1st, 2010

  • Immobilization

    How to best stabilize your patients.

    Article • May 1st, 2006

  • Immobilization Showcase

    Fast Splinting At the scene of an accident, when time is critical, caregivers need a splint that’s easy to apply, while helping ease the patient’s discomfort. Med Spec’s Prosplints are fast, effective performers in thousands of emergency...

    Article • May 1st, 2005

  • Immobilization Errors in EMS

    Following are some pitfalls that may occur with the procedure of spinal immobilization and practical ideas for improvement.

    Article • May 1st, 2004

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