Posts Tagged ‘C-Spine Immobilization’

EMS River Rescue – XCollar & Anaconda Extrication Device

Watch as Pedro Barranco and T.E.S. personnel in Spain field demonstrate an excellent river rescue; performing a cervical spine immobilization and patient extrication procedure using the XCollar splinting system and the Anaconda extrication device.

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Directed by: Pedro Barranco

Interpreted By:
Borja Santamaria
Xaro Terrades
Marlise Defferrarad
Ramiro Bonastre
Esther Colubi
Andres Seresola

Filmed in Pego (Alicante), Spain


EMS MCI & Triage: 6 Patients Treated – Pedro Barranco & XCollar

Pedro Barranco and T.E.S. personnel in Spain field demonstrate timely and effective cervical spine immobilization procedures on 6 patients in less than 7 minutes during a Mass Casualty Incident using the XCollar cervical spine splinting device.

A clinical study comparing three cervical collars states: “The XCollar can provide an acceptable alternative to manual cervical stabilization in situations where the number of patients exceeds the number of EMS providers available to provide care”.

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To learn more about the emerging practice of cervical spine splinting please visit us at

Click here to view and download an informational facts sheet about cervical spine splinting.

Music Credits:
1. Mission Impossible Theme
2. Windmill – Michita