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This Sunday morning we once again had to respond to a 2 vehicle MVC on the HWY 23/HWY519 intersection. The roof of one of the vehicles had to be removed in order to remove the patient. This patient has been transported by Lethbridge ALS/Picture Butte BLS to the Chinook Regional Hospital. ...
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This training night we went to a nearby farm where a farm incident scenario was set up. In this scenario two training dummies were pinned under a rolled over tractor. This scenario proved to be very complicated because the weight of the tractor was resting on both dummies. Lifting the tractor on one side to release the first dummy would inevitably shift more weight on the second dummy. We had a chance to use many different techniques and strategies in order to free both patients. ...
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This training night we had to apply the airbag techniques we had to practice the week before. We had a scenario of a three vehicle MVC with three victims. As you see was the first victim ejected through the windshield. Another victim was trapped in a burning vehicle. Lastly there was a baby stuck under one of the vehicles. In the second picture you see that we had to lift the vehicle with airbags in order to be able to release the baby victim. (Please note that all the victims we used were plastic training dummies.) ...
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