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Evidence-based review of the current guidance on first aid measures for suspension trauma [online]

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Internet only - free access
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ii, 35 p. ;
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Sudbury, Suffolk, U.K.: HSE
Year:
2009
Type:
Electronic resource
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Abstract:
Reviews the advice and guidance available on suspension trauma. Used to address the questions of whether the current information and advice available for treating suspension trauma casualties was adequate and in line with current
practice and recommendations, and whether there was a need for HSE to produce guidance.
The requirement for this work arose because first aid training organisations and first aiders were not clear about the correct positioning of rescued casualties in the event of a harness suspension situation
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