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Treating Fractures in the Field

Training Manual - Treating Fractures in the Field (113 Pages)

Lesson 1 - Fractures and Related Injuries

Section I. Anatomy
The Skeletal System
Joints
Skeletal Muscles

Section II. Fractures
Complete and Incomplete Fractures
Closed and Open Fractures
Common Causes of Fractures
Types of Fractures
Signs and Symptoms of Fractures
General Principles for Treating Fractures
Splints

Section III. Related Injuries
Dislocations, Sprains and Strains
Dislocations
Sprains
Strains
Exercises
Solutions


Lesson 2 - Spinal Injuries

Section I. General
Anatomy
Surveying the Scene
Signs and Symptoms of a Spinal Injury
Spine Boards

Section II. Immobilizing a Suspected Spinal Injury
Immobilizing a Casualty's Neck with Casualty Lying Down
Immobilizing a Casualty Using a Long Spine Board and Logroll
Immobilizing a Casualty Using a Long Spine Board Andstraddle-slide
Immobilizing a Casualty's Spine with Casualty Sitting Up
Transporting a Casualty with a Spinal Injury
Immobilizing a Casualty's Spine Using the Ground as Splint
Turning a Casualty Onto His Back
Exercises
Solutions


Lesson 3 - Traction Splints

Fractured Femur
Purpose of a Traction Splint
Apply the Hare Traction Splint
Place a Casualty with a Traction Splint on a Litter (Litterbar)
Secure the Splint Support to the Litter Using a Rollerbandage
Exercises
Solutions


Lesson 4 - Fractures of the Lower Extremities

Identify Signs and Symptoms of a Fractured or Dislocatedhip
Immobilize a Fractured or Dislocated Hip (Spine Board)
Immobilize a Fractured Femur (Improvised Splint)
Immobilize a Fractured Leg (Improvised Splint)
Immobilize a Fractured or Dislocated Knee (Improvised Splint)
Immobilize a Fractured or Dislocated Ankle (Two Wire Ladder Splints)
Immobilize a Fractured Ankle (Three Wire Ladder Splints)
Immobilize a Fractured or Dislocated Ankle Using a Sam Splint
Exercises
Solutions


Lesson 5 - Fractures of the Upper Extremities

Immobilize an Arm with a Wire Ladder Splint
Immobilize a Fractured Forearm with a Sam Splint
Immobilize a Fractured Humerus with a Sam Splint
Immobilize a Fractured Humerus with an Improvised Splint
Immobilize a Fractured Elbow with an Improvised Splint
Immobilize a Fractured Forearm with an Improvised Splint
Immobilize a Dislocated Shoulder
Apply a Sling to an Arm
Apply a Swathe
Immobilize a Forearm Using a Pneumatic Splint
Exercises
Solutions


Lesson 6 - Roller Bandages

Roller Bandages
General Rules for Applying Roller Bandages
Apply an Anchor Wrap
Apply a Circular Wrap
Apply a Spiral Wrap
Apply a Spiral Reverse Wrap
Apply a Figure-eight Wrap
Apply a Recurrent Wrap
Apply a Spica Wrap
Monitor a Casualty with a Wrapped Limb
Exercises
Solutions


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