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Asian Institute of Research, Journal Publication, Journal Academics, Education Journal, Asian Institute
Asian Institute of Research, Journal Publication, Journal Academics, Education Journal, Asian Institute

Journal of Health and Medical Sciences

ISSN 2622-7258

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open access

Published: 14 June 2019

The Use of Pelvic Binders in Prehospital Management: Risk vs Reward

Abdullah al Haj, Raywat Deonandan

University of Ottawa, Canada

journal of social and political sciences
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Pages: 214-217

Keywords: Pelvic Binding, Prehospital Management, Emergency Medicine


Pelvic binding devices are used in prehospital management of cases of severe physical trauma, such as falls and motor vehicle accidents. From briefly reviewing the published evidence of the procedure’s risks and effectiveness, we conclude that binding represents an inexpensive and easily applied emergency strategy that offers pelvic stability while only minimally raising the risk of bleeding and other undesirable outcomes.


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