Posts Tagged ‘EMS’

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”.

Click here to view and download referenced clinical study.

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.

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1. Mission Impossible Theme
2. Windmill – Michita


World Road Rescue Challenge 2011

The elite road rescue team Bombers from Valencia, Spain compete in a variety of critical patient extrication scenarios and win first place championship at the 2011 World Road Rescue Challenge in Wellington, New Zealand.

Interesting Article & Podcast

Engaging Article & Podcast

Allow Me To Manipulate.. I Mean Immobilize Your Spine – Part I

Just discovered a shout out from Jim Hoffman in the comments of this article. This is a really healthy discussion on spine immobilization and how to consider improvement and pushing towards risk analysis for standard procedures and tools.

Research Blogging Organization

Research Blogging