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    1. Transporting / Moving an Ill or Injured Person What are some life threatening conditions? For what life threatening situation would you care first for a couple of minutes, and then call? First Aid Challenge pg. 23

    2. Transporting / Moving an Ill or Injured Person Transport an ill or injured person to a medical facility yourself: When you can do so without causing any further harm Ask someone to come with you Be sure you know the quickest route to the nearest facility that is emergency equipped Monitor the person closely, watching for any changes in the condition

    3. Transporting / Moving an Ill or Injured Person Never transport an ill or injured person: When the trip aggravate the injury or illness When the person has or may develop a life threatening condition If you are unsure of the nature of the injury or illness

    4. Transporting / Moving an Ill or Injured Person Moving an ill or injured person: Generally you should not move a person unless… You are faced with immediate danger You have to get to another person who has a more serious problem It is necessary to give proper care

    5. Transporting / Moving an Ill or Injured Person Moving an ill or injured person: Guidelines for moving: Use your legs – bend at the knees and hips Avoid twisting your body Walk forward Avoid twisting the ill or injured person’s body, especially if you suspect a spinal injury Do not move a person who is too large to move comfortably