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The traction splint was introduced for the first time in 1860 by John Hilton.
Laerdal The BAG II Disposable Resuscitator Adult; S-Scort III Suction Unit DS or Approved Equivalent; EMS Portable Suction Unit Batteries or Approved Equivalent; AC Charger for S Scort Unit DS or Approved Equivalent; Bemis Healthcare Suction Canister System II or Approved Equivalent; MooreBrand Ultra Guard Stretcher Cot or Approved Equivalent; MooreBrand Padded Board Splint or Approved Equivalent; Microtek Medical EMS Immobile-Vac System or Approved Equivalent; Hare Traction Splint Adult or Approved Equivalent.
ITEM# 001 The Sager Form III Bilateral Emergency Traction Splint Model S-304 or approved equal.
They'll administer oxygen and drugs and use high-tech equipment, such as defibrillators, spinal and traction splints, and intravenous drips, they must be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
An effective ambulance service provides complete care for a patient in the event of an emergency, Dr Castle said, noting that the use of traction splints reduces the possibility of a patient's death as well as loss of limbs from 70% to 10%.