safe transportation cervical injuries

  1. Hi
    I would like to know how other aeromed nurses transport patients with cervical injuries. What methods are used eg hard collar and vacuum matress, scoop and spenco, turning frame. Any info welcomed
    Linda Hardie
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  3. by   rjflyn
    Rigid cervical collar and a long backboard most the time. Where I was trained a scoop is not considered immobilization. Haven't seen any of the vac boards used.