Transport of patients on a rigid backboard in the supine position theoretically minimizes spinal movement and facilitates emergency medical services (EMS) transport of patients who sustained trauma where spinal cord injuries are possible. The log roll is the preferred method for removal of a patient from a rigid backboard.
KeywordsLog roll Spinal injury Spinal immobilization Emergency medical services Cervical collar Trauma Vertebral fracture Prehospital spinal immobilization Traumatic injuries Two-point stabilization
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