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Immobilization and Use of the Vacuum Mattress in Organized Mountain Rescue

31 Dec 2001

Winter Rescue - -Einsatz-Gaevis


Immobilization of the injured patient or of parts of the body is one of the main aspects in the treatment of victims of mountain accidents. The aim of immobilization is to reduce pain to a minimum and to avoid further damage during transport. Since the beginning of organized mountain rescue, various different materials and methods have been used to immobilize injured victims in various member countries.


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