chapter 38 vehicle extrication and special rescue

  1. Vehicle Safety Systems:

    what can become hazards after a vehicle collision?
    vehicle safety systems
  2. Vehicle Safety Systems:

    how should you approach a vehicle collision?
    from the side
  3. Vehicle Safety Systems:

    what may spontaneously inflate while caring for a patient?
    airbags
  4. Vehicle Safety Systems:

    how much of a clearance should you maintain on non deployed side airbags
    5inches
  5. Vehicle Safety Systems:

    how much of a clearance should you maintain on non deployed driver side airbags?
    10inches
  6. Vehicle Safety Systems:

    how much of a clearance should you maintain on non deployed passenger side airbags
    20 inches
  7. Vehicle Safety Systems:

    what is the haze when an airbag is deployed?
    cornstarch or talc
  8. Vehicle Safety Systems:

    what is the purpose of the cornstarch or talc when the airbag is deployed?
    reduce friction between the skin and the airbag
  9. Fundamentals of extrication:

    ____: removal from entrapment or from a dangerous  situation or position
    extrication
  10. Fundamentals of extrication:

    ____:condition in which a person is caught within a closed area with no way out or has a limb or other body part trapped
    entrapment
  11. a bent steering wheel may indicate injury to where?
    head or chest
  12. imprints on the dash board may indicated injury to what?
    lower extremities
  13. why should you lift airbags to to inspect for deformities to the steering wheel
    to see if the patient struck the steering wheel after airbag deployment
  14. if the patient wasnt wearing a seatbelt and you notice a crack on the wind shield, what kind of injury do you think the patient sustained?
    head trauma
  15. how long does it usually take for a hybrid battery to de-energize
    10mins
  16. high voltage cables are usually what color
    orange
  17. how long should rapid extrication take?
    1min
  18. what can protect from broken glass,flying particles, tools
    heavy fire resistant blanket
  19. what should you do after the patient has been extracted
    perform a primary assessment
  20. in a trench rescue can become hypoxic quickly
    true/false
    • true
    • bec the weight of the object compresses their chest and they can expand lungs properly
  21. how far should you park your vehicle from trench rescue
    500ft
  22. do not enter a trench  deeper than ___' with out proper shoring
    4'
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chapter 38 vehicle extrication and special rescue
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chapter 38 vehicle extrication and special rescue emergency care and transportation of the sick and injured 11th edition
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