Femur Incidents 2/15-2/20

After a great February break, the students are back and patrol is in full force. Thanks to Angie, Tucker, Caroline, Atticus, and Roger for a great 9 days. As Tucker explained in the previous post, we focused a lot of our training on femur-related emergencies over break and these great patrollers helped relay all of our protocol updates to the rest of ski patrol. During the week, patrollers practiced with the pelvic splint (used in proximal femur fractures and pelvic fractures). This weekend, patrol practiced on-hill traction splinting and back-boarding, administering oxygen and monitoring for shock.

P1010151
Andrew and Caroline practice using the pelvic sling on Abbie.
IMG_1317
After securing the traction splint and Jeff to the backboard, Angie commands the incident and delegates tasks to her supporting patrollers.
IMG_1318
Daryl, Jessie, and Angie prepare the sled.
IMG_1320
After BEAM lifting Jeff into the sled, Abbie checks his comfort and level of responsiveness.
IMG_1322
Angie and Jessie transport Jeff down the mountain.
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s