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Isaac Frazier's Blog – October 2014 Archive (2)

Extrication "Quick Tip" #20 (Displace IT!)

Many times extrication training consists of popping a door or completing a dash lift on non-damaged vehicles. One method that has really added to the consistency of our success on "real world" entrapments is…


Added by Isaac Frazier on October 20, 2014 at 6:58am — No Comments

Extrication "Quick Tip" #19 (Directional Steering Pull)

One of the most challenging skills in extrication is the displacement of the various objects that may be "trapping" our patients. If we practice moving these objects (steering wheel in this example) in various directions, it greatly improves our "options" when the entrapment is not typical. Here we are moving a steering wheel/column towards the…


Added by Isaac Frazier on October 6, 2014 at 9:12am — No Comments

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