“Basket stretcher” is a term used by emergency responders, especially in the context of a medical emergency. It refers to a device that is designed to support and lift a victim’s head and neck out of a basket (such as in an ambulance) and off of the floor. The basket stretcher is used to help remove injured people from their vehicles, or to transfer them from an ambulance to another vehicle, like a private vehicle.
Basket stretchers are not completely known for their safety. Although they are safe when used properly without causing injury, there have been reports of them injuring rescuers when they fall on them. Their use can also lead to accidental injuries for rescuers who grab the stretcher too tightly or are not careful enough with it; this could be especially dangerous if someone gets pinned underneath it. An important consideration when using basket stretchers is that it should be positioned away from moving parts (such as the engine). If it is in contact with the engine, it could cause engine burnout problems if the engine starts unexpectedly (and if an accident occurs while this happens, rescuers could end up getting burned).
Basket stretchers should never be used until after it has been thoroughly tested by professionals and evaluated so that any potential issues can be addressed before use. This way, you will benefit from knowing what can go wrong before you make your mistake in using these devices; this also helps you avoid making similar mistakes again at another time.
This is a topic that is often neglected and so goes largely unmentioned. Given the extreme importance of the basket stretcher, it is odd that this has been ignored for so long. Let me explain:
Basket stretchers are typically made of sturdy materials such as aluminum or steel (hence the name). They are, in general, very rugged and well-made. They may also be made of wood, plastic or paper to facilitate them being carried and/or stored in a small space. This presents a major problem:
They are not collapsible.
This means that if you have to go away for an extended period of time (e.g., to the hospital) , you may not have access to your basket stretcher at all during that extended time – even if you can’t carry it with you (the size and weight will be too much for your carry bag). You need to bring it with you on the way out and take it with you on the way back in – which requires additional lifting action and effort in addition to your normal lifting actions during each trip home / work / etc. It’s absolutely crucial not to do something stupid while using such a tool – I know I’ve been there! We have used basket stretchers as part of our daily life for well over 20 years now, but we don’t do anything special with them (other than put them away when we are finished using them). We use them just like any other tool: lift one end into place, load up any stuff we need with our baskets on top, let go, walk away!
On top of all this hassle – because baskets are made of lightweight material – they can be easily punctured by heavy objects; e.g., sharp objects like knives or forks which would damage their material as well as any other part of the tool; e.g., blades which can cut through their material if they get jammed inside their baskets while they are being used; or even fists if they get jammed between the handles while in use (which again could damage both their material and your hands); or a combination of both those things:
They can puncture their baskets under use due to pressure applied by fingers squeezing inside the handles when they lift something into place; e.g., when picking up an empty coffee cup from your cupboard; or just by getting zippered closure items stuck outside their basket while being carried/being pulled along by.
This post is a hypothetical question from our community, with the intent of illustrating the potential risk of using a basket stretcher .
The basket stretcher is a very useful tool for stretchers. It helps to reduce the risk of the patient being transported to the operating room in an upright position and to reduce the risk of injury in the operating room. However, if used incorrectly, it may increase these risks. Because it is used with care, some caregivers have minimized its use in order to avoid any risk.
A basket stretcher is a device that is used to transfer a basket from one area to another. It is a very simple, cheap and easy tool to use and it can be used in a number of ways. In brief, what you need to do with basket stretcher:
Set it on the floor and choose an appropriate place for the basket
Push the top of the basket stretcher against the base of your furniture, or your legs – whichever fits better for you
Place the undergarments or other support items in the basket, or place them on top of it
Use your hand or something else to spread the undergarments so that they fit evenly
Take them off and let them dry
Replace them and repeat until you are satisfied with how it looks
Store it somewhere where moisture can’t get inside
• Store at room temperature – this will keep it in good shape over time
• It should be kept clean – if dirt gets inside it, mold will grow inside and cause damage
• It should be used only outdoors – if left indoors, mold can form there too
• The baskets should not be made out of polyester (or nylon), which will rip when they are stretched
Exhibition Name：Arab Health 2023
Time: 30th January -2nd February
Arab Health, the second largest medical exhibitio in the world and the first in the Middle East, has been enjoying a strong reputation among hospitals and medical equipment dealers in the Arab countries of the Middle East.
In 2023, Arab Health is scheduled to take place from January 30th to February 2nd at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre in the United Arab Emirates.
As a distinguished representative of Chinese medical equipment manufacturers, Dragon Medical will exhibit the hottest medical equipment and healthcare devices.
At booth RD75, you could find the medical devices you are interested in and chat with experts from Dragon Medical.
The rapid population growth and high per capita spending on health care in the Middle East is driving the continued development of the local medical market. And the government is strongly supporting the construction of basic medical care and has made large investments.
This is a rare opportunity to network within the healthcare sector and generate new business. Will you visit?
Dragon Medical would be glad to meet you there and share the latest technology with you.
Exhibition Name：MEDICA 2022
Time: 14th November -17th November
Booth: Hall 17 17A41-6
MEDICA, holding in the major producer and importer of medical devices Germany, is the world's leading medical trade show with its irreplaceable scale and influence.
As one of the leading medical suppliers in China, Dragon Medical will bring the latest technological achievements and the best-selling medical products in 2022 to the 54th MEDICA in Düsseldorf with you.
We will be present in Hall 17, Booth 17A41-6, from Nov 14th to Nov 17th, 2022.
MEDICA showcases products and services in the field of emergency rescue and rehabilitation, including a wide range of medical equipment and supplies.
Dragon Medical's exhibits include the most popular first aid products in 2022, such as tourniquets, Israeli bandages, chest seals, pneumothorax decompression needles, nasopharyngeal airways etc. There will also be outdoor products for the European winter season such as various camouflage training clothing, windproof and warm masks, gloves, socks, etc.
Looking forward to your visit to Medica and welcome consult Dragon Medical about the products you are interested in.
Earthquakes or other disasters are often accompanied by a certain number of casualties, and the transport and treatment of the wounded cannot be sloppy. If a worker wants to do a good job, he must first have a sharp tool. The rescue scoop stretcher can help rescuers quickly complete the transfer of the wounded. It is a piece of essential rescue equipment for fire rescuers to rescue trapped and injured people.
Today, I will show you the rescue scoop stretcher and the transport equipment used in the rescue process. Stretcher carts are the most commonly used means of transporting patients in hospitals. Generally, stretcher carts are four-wheeled. With the diversification of the medical market, emergency equipment is constantly being updated.
There are many types of rescue scoop stretchers with different names. Common ones are folding stretchers, multi-purpose stretchers, and hanging basket rescue stretchers.
The foldable rescue stretcher comprises a metal frame and an oxford leather surface (or canvas). It has the characteristics of small size, lightweight, and easy use. After unfolding, the wounded can lie on it, and straps protect the upper body, waist, and steps. Suitable for transporting and transferring personnel on general occasions.
The multi-functional stretcher is small, extremely lightweight, and easy to carry. It can be rolled into a roll at ordinary times, lifted horizontally or vertically during use, and dragged on smooth ground. The wounded inside will not fall off. It is mainly used for high-altitude, Underground, confined spaces, and mountain rescue operations.
The basket stretcher is mainly used for air or sea rescue. Its frame is sturdy and durable, and its simple and reliable operation performance allows operators to take first aid measures safely and quickly. The hook suspension matched with the hanging basket rescue stretcher can be connected with the hook on the plane to realize field rescue.
Its structure, function, and material characteristics can be divided into simple stretchers, available stretchers, and ambulance stretchers.
A simple stretcher is a stretcher that is temporarily made from local materials when there are no stretchers or short stretchers. Generally, two sturdy bamboo poles are used with blankets, clothing, and other sturdy fabrics to make temporary stretchers to transport the wounded under the circumstances.
Universal (standard) stretcher mainly refers to the standard rescue scoop stretcher with uniform specifications, which guarantees that it can be used interchangeably between military services and different service departments. It does not emphasize appearance and focuses on practicality. The available stretcher consists of a stretcher bar, a stretcher surface, a stretcher foot, transverse support, and related accessories, and many countries have also formulated corresponding stretcher standards.
At present, the shapes of standard general stretchers include straight rods, two-fold and four-fold.
The straight bar stretcher is suitable for large ambulances and hospitals.
The two-fold stretcher is suitable for position rescue.
The four-fold stretcher is suitable for special forces.
The rescue scoop stretcher fabric mainly uses canvas. Because of its heavyweight and poor washability, chemical fiber fabrics, such as polyethylene or polypropylene materials, are now tending to be used. The advantages of this material are strong hydrophobicity, easy cleaning and disinfection, and lightweight.
The stretcher bar is made of wood, and mahogany is the main material in China. There are two kinds of shapes: square tube and round tube. At present, most countries have adopted aluminum alloy materials.
Outrigger one adopts a square structure. Existing aluminum alloy stretcher bars are welded or riveted. Welding is difficult for thin-walled aluminum alloys, but a good welding process can solve this problem; riveting does not have this problem, but it requires high material strength and metal potential.
Steel cross braces: When the stretcher is unfolded, use the strength of your feet to open it. It is forbidden to use hand braces to prevent injury.
The wounded fixing belt 1 prevents the wounded from sliding during the transfer process and avoids secondary injury.
Handle 1 There are currently three types of stretcher handles wooden, metal, and plastic. The plastic handle is light in weight, can be retracted, is especially suitable for transport vehicles with limited space, and meets the specified strength requirements.
Fixation and shock absorption of the rescue scoop stretcher: It mainly refers to how to fix the stretcher with the transportation tool when it is transferred to various transportation tools and how to reduce the vibration of the wounded during transportation.
The lower part of the main body of the car body is equipped with a front and rear wheel retractable wheel frame system.
ambulance scoop stretcher front-wheel retractable wheel frame system consists of front wheel strut, front wheel and main board.
The rear retractable wheel frame system is composed of rear wheel strut, rear wheel connecting rod, rear wheel and mainboard.
Advantages of China ambulance scoop stretcher: It can realize the functions of height adjustment and automatic leg retraction of the ambulance stretcher, guardrail up and down, wheel rotation, and other parts, which can meet the needs of the wounded and the hospital. It can automatically retract the legs when getting into the car and adjust the height during the translation process, saving valuable time and ensuring the minimum number of occupants.
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