Question: Why Is It Important To Support The Victim’S Head Neck And Back When Moving A Victim?

Which emergency move is most appropriate for moving a victim with a head neck or back injury?

clothes drag:can be used with both conscious and unconscious victims suspected of having a head, neck or spinal injury.

walking assist:you would place the person’s arms across your shoulders and hold it in place with one hand, your other hand would go around the person’s waist..

Which action would be most appropriate to do to minimize head movement when using the head splint technique on a person who is in the water?

Which action would be most approriate to do to minimize head movement when using the head splint technique on a person who is in the water? Use the person’s own arms to stabilize the head.

Why is it important to place a victim experiencing a sudden illness in the Haines position?

Why is it important to place a victim experiencing a sudden illness in the HAINES position? This is the best way to maintain an open airway. To allow fluids, blood, or vomit to drain from the mouth. Such a position allows blood to flow to the affected side of the body.

When should you suspect head neck or back injury?

Signs and symptoms A spinal injury should be suspected if the patient has: pain at or below site of injury. loss of sensation, or abnormal sensation such as tingling in hands or feet. loss of movement or impaired movement below site of injury.

Which of the following is a sign of a serious head neck or spinal injury?

Severe pain. Numbness, tingling, or weakness in the face, arms, or legs. Loss of bladder control. A headache has lasted longer than 2 days and gets worse with time.

What are important steps in the care for a victim with a suspected head neck or back injury?

If you suspect someone has a spinal injury: Call 911 or emergency medical help. Keep the person still. Place heavy towels or rolled sheets on both sides of the neck or hold the head and neck to prevent movement. Avoid moving the head or neck.