Recommendations

About ICAR Recommendations

Some explanation on the naming of documents across our online library on this website

Index of ICAR Recommendations

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20181020-DOG-REC0001 Requirements for Dog-Handlers and Rescue Dogs

Dog-Handers Sub-Commission

20181020-TER-REC0007 Rope Differentiation: Static / Low Stretch / Dynamic Ropes

Terrestrial Rescue Commission

20171021-MED-REC0034 Canyoning Guidelines

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20171021-BOA-REC0005 Minimum Requirements for ICAR Membership

Executive Board

20171021-TER-REC0005 Redundancy for Lowering or Raising People with Fiber Ropes

Terrestrial Rescue Commission

20171021-BOA-REC0004 Requirements for ICAR Members Type B

Executive Board

20171021-TER-REC0001 Using Connector/Carabiner in Mountain Rescue Organizations

Terrestrial Rescue Commission

20171021-TER-REC0004 Rope Connections for Kernmantle Rope Extension

Terrestrial Rescue Commission

20171021-MED-REC0035 First Aid Kit

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20161031-AIR-REC0014 HEC-HHO Equipment

Air Rescue Commission

20161031-AIR-REC0012 Rescue Operation Briefing

Air Rescue Commission

20161031-AIR-REC0011 Human External Cargo HEC Safety Check

Air Rescue Commission

20161031-AIR-REC0010 Human External Cargo HEC Communication

Air Rescue Commission

20161031-AIR-REC0009 Number of Pilots and HEMS Crew Members

Air Rescue Commission

20161031-AIR-REC0008 Cable Detection

Air Rescue Commission

20161031-AIR-REC0007 Restricted Air Space

Air Rescue Commission

20161031-AIR-REC0006 Single Pilot Operations

Air Rescue Commission

20161031-AIR-REC0005 Helicopter Rescue Equipment

Air Rescue Commission

20161031-AIR-REC0004 Use of VHF 123.10

Air Rescue Commission

20161031-AIR-REC0002 Restricted Use of Instrument Flight

Air Rescue Commission

20161031-AIR-REC0001 Prevention for Individuals and Aircraft Operators

Air Rescue Commission

20160827-BOA-REC0006 Process Recommendation

Executive Board

20151017-AVA-REC0012 Accident Prevention

Avalanche Rescue Commission

20151017-AVA-REC0011 Probing Strategies

Avalanche Rescue Commission

20151017-MED-REC0033 The Avalanche Victim Resuscitation Checklist

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20150124-AVA-REC0010 Be searchable!

Avalanche Rescue Commission

20141007-TER-REC0008 Winter Rescue Equipment

Terrestrial Rescue Commission

20141007-TER-REC0006 Static Rope Brakes

Terrestrial Rescue Commission

20141007-TER-REC0009 Systems in Mountain Rescue

Terrestrial Rescue Commission

20131223-MED-REC0032 Managing Moderate and Severe Pain in Mountain Rescue

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20130531-MED-REC0031 Resuscitation of Avalanche Victims

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20120402-MED-REC0030 Termination of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Mountain Rescue

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20110613-MED-REC0029 Medical Standards for Mountain Rescue Operations Using Helicopters

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20110523-MED-REC0028 Medical Backpacks in Mountain Rescue

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20091031-MED-REC0027 Eye Problems in Mountain and Remote Areas - Prevention and On Site Treatment

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20090213-MED-REC0024 Immobilization and Splinting in Mountain Rescue

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20090126-MED-REC0025 Current Status of Medical Training in Mountain Rescue in America and Europe

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20081204-MED-REC0026 Fluid Management in Traumatic Shock

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20081011-AVA-REC0009 Use of Terms and Search Phases in an Avalanche Search with Transceivers

Avalanche Rescue Commission

20081010-AVA-REC0008 Best Practices for Avalanche Safety Programs

Avalanche Rescue Commission

20081010-AVA-REC0007 Search Strip Width to be Used with Transceivers

Avalanche Rescue Commission

20080921-MED-REC0023 The Use of Extrication Devices in Crevasse Accidents

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20080311-MED-REC0022 Snakebite in the Mountains

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20071020-BOA-REC0003 Training of Mountain Rescuers

Executive Board

20071010-BOA-REC0002 Organization of Mountain Rescue

Executive Board

20070103-MED-REC0021 Basic Life Support Ventilation in Mountain Rescue

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20061014-AVA-REC0006 Testperiod for New Search Systems in the Field

Avalanche Rescue Commission

20061014-AVA-REC0005 Optimal Information about the effective Search Strip Width of Transceivers

Avalanche Rescue Commission

20060622-MED-REC0019 The Use of Automated Electric Defibrillators and Public Access Defibrillators

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20050901-MED-REC0020 Emergency Medical Services in Mountain Areas of Europe and North America

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20050724-MED-REC0018 Lightning Injuries / Prevention & On Site Treatment in Mountains & Remote Areas

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20041016-AVA-REC0004 Avalanche Search Training with Buried People

Avalanche Rescue Commission

20041016-AVA-REC0003 Marking of Locations on an Avalanche

Avalanche Rescue Commission

20040907-MED-REC0017 Medical Considerations in the Use of Helicopters in Mountain Rescue

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20021231-MED-REC0016 Small Volume Therapy in Mountain Rescue

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20021019-BOA-REC0000 Discontinuation of Search Operations

Executive Board

20011231-MED-REC0003 Qualifications for Emergency Doctors in Mountain Rescue Operations

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20011231-MED-REC0007 Immobilization and Use of the Vacuum Mattress in Organized Mountain Rescue

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20013112-MED-REC0002 Canyoning Rescue for Professional Guides

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20011231-MED-REC0006 Equipment for Canyoning Rescue Doctors

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

20011006-BOA-REC0001 The Layout for ICAR Recommendations

Executive Board

20003112-MED-REC0015 On Site Treatment of Frostbite for Montaineers

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

19991231-MED-REC0013 On Site Treatment of Avalanche Victims

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

19991231-MED-REC0010 Treatment of Pain on the Field

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

19990925-TER-REC0003 Canyoning - Training of Commercial Guides

Terrestrial Rescue Commission

19983112-MED-REC0005 A Modular First Aid Kit for Alpinists, Mountain Guides and Alpinist Physicians

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

19981231-MED-REC0009 Treatment of Shoulder Dislocations

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

19981231-MED-REC0011 Emergency Intubation and Ventilation on the Field

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

19981231-MED-REC0014 The Medical On Site Treatment of Hypothermia

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

19981003-AVA-REC0002 Avalanche Beacons

Avalanche Rescue Commission

19961231-MED-REC0008 Treatment of Dislocations and Fractures

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

19961231-MED-REC0012 Thoracostomy at the Scene of an Accident in the Mountains

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

19961231-MED-REC0004 Contents of a Mountain Refuge's Pharmacy

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission

19961231-MED-REC0001 First Aid Training Guidelines for Mountain Rescue Service Members

Alpine Emergency Medicine Commission