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close this bookHow to Act after Accidents caused by Electrical Current - Course: Basic skills and knowledge of electrical engineering. Instruction examples for practical vocational training (Institut für Berufliche Entwicklung, 15 p.)
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View the documentInstruction Example 1.1. Putting an Injured Person in Coma Position
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Instruction Example 1.1. Putting an Injured Person in Coma Position

It shall be practised how to put an injured person in coma position on the left or right side, respectively.

Material

Anatomical model
Dummy
Demonstration person

Required basic knowledge

Effects of electric current on human organism.

Rescuing of injured person out of electric plants below 1 kV, urgent measures after and accident caused by electric current.

Sequence of actions

Comments

Coma position, right side

If there are injuries on the right side of the body, the injured person has to be put in coma position on the left side!

1. The injured person is in dorsal position.


2. Kneel down by the right side of the injured person.

Kneel down on the left side!

3. Carefully pull the injured person by his left arm and leg on his right side.

Use the right arm and right leg!

4. Pull the right arm of the injured person backwards underneath his body.

Left arm!

5. Bend his left arm and put his left hand under his head the back of the hand being placed under the face.

Right arm and right hand!

6. Bend his left leg by the knee and put the foot on the calf of the right leg which remains elongated.

Put the right leg on the calf of the left leg!


Putting an injured person in coma position