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Explain with suitable examples, the care to be taken when using the methods of transporting patients. - Science and Technology

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Explain with suitable examples, the care to be taken when using the methods of transporting patients.

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Solution

The following methods can be used for carefully transporting patients:

  1. Carrying piggyback: This method can be used for transporting patients who are unconscious.
  2. Cradle method: It can be used for transporting children and under-weight victims.
  3. Pulling or lifting method: It can be used for carrying an unconscious patient through a short distance.
  4. Human crutch method: This method is useful if one of the legs of the victim is injured. The victim should be supported with a minimum load on the other leg.
  5. Carrying on a two-hand chair: This method can be used for those patients who cannot use their hands but can hold their body upright.
  6. Carrying on a four-hand chair: This method is implied when support is needed for the part below the waist.
  7. Stretcher: If a conventional stretcher is not available in an emergency, then a temporary stretcher can be made using bamboos, blankets, etc.
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Balbharati Science and Technology 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 9 Environmental Management
Exercise | Q 6 | Page 107
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