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Isaac Frazier's Blog – September 2014 Archive (4)

Extrication "Quick Tip" 18 (RAM BASE)

This is a quick tip showing an alternative push base for a Hydraulic Ram. Spreaders pinched on the rocker panel may or may not be recommended depending on your individual hydraulic manufactures recommendations. This is just a quick option to keep the ram base from "running" down the rocker panel. Drive the halligan spike into the rocker with a axe,…

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Added by Isaac Frazier on September 23, 2014 at 7:46am — No Comments

Extrication "Quick Tip" #17 (Fuel Line Pinch)

This weeks "Quick Tip" is covering a quick method to mitigate fuel line issues. Some methods such as tunneling and  "through the…

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Added by Isaac Frazier on September 15, 2014 at 9:54am — No Comments

Extrication "Quick Tip" 16 (FANCY NAMES?)

In extrication you will find thousands of names for each individual method. Many times I think we get consumed with the "cool" names and start lose focus on the goal/purpose of the given method. I challenge you to research your choice methods…

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Added by Isaac Frazier on September 8, 2014 at 8:16am — No Comments

Extrication "Quick Tip" 15 (CROSSRAMMIN')

Many times there are situations in which the "chosen ones"-the spreader and cutter are not the best option for freeing a heavily trapped patient. When faced with heavy side intrusion, we need to consider cross ramming. It is incredibly beneficial when the side causing entrapment is against an object or when extremities are pinned in an…

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Added by Isaac Frazier on September 2, 2014 at 8:35am — No Comments

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