What Is An Emergency Move?

What are the 5 emergency moves?

Terms in this set (7)Walking Assist.

most basic.

1-2 responders can use.

Two-person seat carry.

Need 2 responders.

Conscious & not seriously injured.

Pack-strap carry.


2.Conscious or Unconscious.

Clothes Drag.


Blanket Drag.


Ankle Drag.


Reaching Person in Water.


What is lifting moving?

Body mechanics enable medical personnel to perform moving and lifting activities while avoiding back strain. Primarily, the concern is for moving patients while standing at a hospital bed; however, the methods discussed can apply also to lifting or moving objects of similar weight.

How do you carry a victim?

PACK-STRAP CARRYPlace both the victim’s arms over your shoulders.Cross the victim’s arms, grasping the victim’s opposite wrist.Pull the arms close to your chest.Squat slightly and drive your hips into the victim while bending slightly at the waist.Balance the load on your hips and support the victim with your legs.

What is a scoop stretcher used for?

The Scoop Stretcher is a device used specifically for moving injured people. It is most frequently used to lift people who may have a Spinal Cord Injury from the ground, either due to unconsciousness or in order to maintain stability in the case of trauma.

When using a blanket drag you should?

Gather half of the blanket and place it against the person’s side. Roll the person as a unit toward you. Reach over and place the blanket so that it is positioned under the person, then roll the person onto the blanket. Gather the blanket at the head and move the person.

When lifting and moving patients what should be kept straight and locked?

Guidelines for ReachingKeep your back in locked-in position.Avoid stretching or overreaching when reaching overhead.Avoid twisting.Keep your back straight when leaning over patients.Lean from the hips.Use shoulder muscles with log rolls.Avoid reaching more than 15-20″ in front of your body.More items…

What are the principles followed when lifting and moving a patient?

What should be done while lifting? Clear communication, eye contact, position feet firm on a level surface and a comfortable distance apart, lift with legs with back straight, bend at knees, minimize twisting, keep weight close.

What is an example of an urgent move?

Urgent Moves Rapid Extrication: Getting a patient out of a car onto a backboard while providing constant spinal immobilization.

There is a general assumption that everyone who appears to need help actually wants it, but that is not always true. In order to provide someone with first aid or medical care, he or she needs to provide permission or consent.

When lifting Where should you bend?

Bend at your knees, not at your waist or back. Tighten your stomach muscles as you lift the object up or lower it down. Hold the object as close to your body as you can. Slowly lift, using your muscles in your hips and knees.

In what bodily direction should you drag a patient who has a suspected spinal injury?

To minimize or prevent aggravation of a spinal injury during an emergency​ move, the EMT should move the patient in the direction of​ the: long axis of the body. To minimize aggravation of a spinal​ injury, move the patient in the direction of the long axis of the body when possible.

What is the best way to remove the patient once the tree is lifted?

How should you remove the victim once the tree is removed? You should use a direct lift for patients with no suspected spinal injury who are lying supine and need to be carried some distance to be placed on a stretcher.