Chapter 24. Wilderness First Aid. Wilderness First Aid. Wilderness describes situations including: Recreation Occupations in remote areas Urban areas with overwhelmed EMS Remote communities Developing countries . Cardiac Arrest (1 of 2). CPR has limited use in a wilderness setting.
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Wilderness First Aid
While kneeling at the victim’s head, use your hands or knees to stabilize the neck in relation to the long axis of the spine.
Avoid moving the victim if possible.Care for a Spinal Injury
Victims with femur fracture can easily lose 2 quarts of blood and develop massive swelling.
If needed, splint the fracture.Splinting Femur Fractures