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Introducing Health Sciences: Paramedics: Track 1

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Traumatic injury causes millions of deaths and disabilities globally and cases are rising as road traffic increases. This album features a real-life simulation of the aftermath of a car crash and reveals the crucial steps paramedics must take to tend to the injured driver and get him into the ambulance. It shows the importance of the Platinum Ten Minutes and the Golden Hour, key concepts which the ambulance services follow when dealing with life-threatening conditions. This material forms part of The Open University course SDK125 Introducing health sciences: a case study approach.

By: The OpenLearn team (The Open University,)

  • Duration 15 mins
  • Updated Tuesday 13th April 2010
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Health
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Track 1: Introducing health sciences: paramedics

A short introduction to this album.


© The Open University 2008


Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 Introducing health sciences: paramedics    A short introduction to this album. Play now Introducing health sciences: paramedics
2 A road traffic accident    Paramedics arrive at the scene of a car crash and ------ the driver's injuries. Play now A road traffic accident
3 Extracting the injured driver    The paramedics evacuate the injured driver from a crashed vehicle. Play now Extracting the injured driver

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