Ems Ops Bulletin 6 Flashcards Preview

02. EMS Bulletins > Ems Ops Bulletin 6 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Ems Ops Bulletin 6 Deck (6)
Loading flashcards...
1

Bariatric pt weighs over?

300 lbs

2

Which ambulances have been provided bariatric transport equipment?

Ambulance 33 and ambulance 29

3

Which unit can be utilized as a bariatric unit if A33 or A29 are not available?

Medical Ambulance Bus #1

4

Should medically stable bariatric pts transported if no bariatric unit is available?

Stable bariatric units can be held at the scene until an appropriate unit is available.

5

Does EMS need to wait for a bariatric unit to transport priority 1 or 2 pt's?

No, transport will not be delayed when possible

6

What is the approved Department supplied device for lifting and transferring bariatric pt's to a stretcher? Can improvised solutions be used?

The mega mover. no improvised solutions such as bed sheets, etc.