LP Research Resources September 27, 2016

EMS Training : Traction Splint for a Fractured Femur

When applying a traction splint, it’s important to first refer to local protocols, but a suspected femur fracture should first be treated with manual traction. Learn about fitting a traction splint over the uninjured leg before transferring it to the injured leg with help from an emergency medical technician in this free video on traction splints. EMS   training prepares you to respond to these situations

Expert: Rebecca Boutin Bio: Rebecca Boutin has worked for the city of Westfield, Mass. as an emergency medical technician, paramedic and firefighter since 1999. Filmmaker: Christian Munoz-Donoso