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My First Big Trauma Run

Discussion in 'Firefighter/EMS Talk' started by PBR_Cowboy, May 18, 2005.


  1. PBR_Cowboy

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  2. oldstyle

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    We had a major accident involving a Canadian tour bus filled with 41 French speaking travelers. Parlez vous la francais? Me niether! Triage was a bit interesting....
     

  3. PBR_Cowboy

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    yeah, I bet... triage was deff. not fun in this case either, I gess I got kinda lucky considering all I had was c-spine.
     
  4. Glkster19

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    Out of Kalamazoo? Worked with them several times if it's the same West MI Aircare.
     
  5. jlw_84

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    He is refering to University of Cincinnati's Air Care Unit. Its what we use in this area of Northern Kentucky.

    Where I also run in Ohio we use 3 differant flight services, Aircare from UC, Cincinnati, Careflight from Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, and MedFlight out of Columbus Ohio.
     
  6. DaleGribble

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    You only had one patient, which means you didn't do triage. The difficulties you had were with patient assessment.

    Anyway, language barriers really suck.

    I worked a MVA with a car load of Mexicans and not a one of them spoke English and some of them were critical. I just treated what I saw and found, nothing else you can really do.