Full list of Extrication results
5 steps to extricate patients from modern vehicles–
Rip and blitz challenges: use your cutter/spreader for car side removal extrication
Patient management in the technical rescue environment–
Medical Director Jeremy Cushman encourages BLS providers to develop medical preplans for technical rescue scenarios they may encounter
'Cracking the egg:' Road crash rescue involving an overturned vehicle–
This involved technique, while rarely used, can enable rescuers to create enough space to extricate a victim safely
Vehicle lifting procedures–
A great educational video from Bend Fire Department Training Division.
Extrication principles from an elevated incident scene–
Here are the important things to keep in mind to prepare and practice for this type of response
FDNY firefighters rescue woman, 3 children from underneath fallen tree–
FDNY said the woman was pushing a stroller with two children inside and holding an infant when the Central Park tree fell on them
How Jaws of Life became a tool to snatch you from the jaws of death–
Jaws of life were first created in 1961 and are now an indispensable tool for fire departments.
POWERHAWK P4 Rescue System - Power Hawk Technologies–
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Extrication dilemma: Door hinge or latch attack?–
While no one technique is suited for every extrication situation, one method is far better most of the time
Calif. firefighters rescue cyclist trapped under truck–
Merced firefighters responded to a cyclist who was trapped under a truck after a crash Feb. 28, 2017.
5 times "Jaws of Life" saved a life–
These stories about Jaws of Life are truly remarkable
Exclusive: Field amputation difference between life and death–
EMS, fire and hospital personnel describe interstate collision, patient entrapment and field amputation to save a man pinned inside his truck cab by 80,000 pounds of logs
Calif. firefighters respond to car crash near fire station–
Crews ran out to find a mangled car with an injured driver trapped inside
Pa. firefighters remove teen's finger from ice cream machine–
Firefighters cut open the machine's casing to slide the victim's hand out
NY firefighters save man from submerged vehicle–
Firefighters and police broke the back passenger window of the car and cut the driver's seat belt before pulling the man free
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