Immobilization and Extrication
Immobilization equipment to immobilize patients including cervical collars, backboards, and SAM and traction splints. Extricating patients is made easier with our KED (Kendrick Extrication Device) and Kode1 rescue vests.
Immobilization refers to the process of holding a joint or bone in place with a splint, cast, or brace. This is done to prevent an injured area from moving while it heals.
Extrication is the process of removing a vehicle from around a person who has been involved in a motor vehicle collision, when conventional means of exit are impossible or inadvisable. A delicate approach is needed to minimize injury to the victim during the extricatio