Ask a Pro: Pelvic Instability and Emergency Treatment

Ask a Pro: Pelvic Instability and Emergency Treatment

June 07, 2016

   

We've all heard of someone who "broke a hip."  But what exactly does that mean?  In fact, what exactly are the hips, how do they break, and what can we as first responders and rescuers do about it?

Not surprisingly this is a complex topic with a huge amount of anatomy and physiology involved as well as a lot of research, and sometimes conflicting opinions, on how best to treat.

This blog aims to give you a basic, but comprehensive overview of Pelvic Instability or Trauma.  We'll examine the relevant Anatomy and Physiology, Epidemiology, Classifications, Signs and Symptoms, as well as Treatment options for patients suffering from Pelvic Trauma.  Stay safe!

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Ask a Pro: What is Suspension Trauma (aka Harness Hang Syndrome)?

November 04, 2015

So what exactly is Suspension Trauma?

Suspension Trauma (also called Orthostatic Intolerance, or Harness Hang Syndrome) is the loss of consciousness due to a victim being held upright with limited movement for a period of time and can rapidly lead to death if not properly recognized and treated.

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WRAP Evac Rescue Harness- Now Available On Our Webstore

August 28, 2014

                                                  

The Wrap Evac harness allows you to completely secure your patient, even in extremely restricted and small spaces. A sliding head harness easily adjusts to different body sizes. Extremely versatile, the harness can even be used without the backboard for confined space in vertical or horizontal configurations.

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Check This Out - Conterra Hitch Plate

July 01, 2014

The Conterra hitch plate is a rated rigging plate attached to a receiver for your vehicles trailer hitch.  Manufactured out of aluminum and NFPA 1983(2012 ed) General Use Rated,  this piece of hardware is essential for rescue teams with off road embankment hazards.  The speed of anchoring and the peace of mind, to know that the hardware is just as strong as the rest of your system, makes the Conterra Hitch Plate worth every dollar.

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Petzl AVAO BOD FAST Harness- Comfort in any Position

May 14, 2014

 

Dynamic Rescue is excited to bring to you the NEW AVAO BOD Harness by Petzl. A lot of research has gone into this fall arrest and work positioning harness so it could be designed for the greatest comfort in all positions. Lets look at some of these great features. 

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