Extrication Litter-Splint

A radiolucent, full body type item, designed to be used for total immobilization, extrication, and transport of injury victims. May consist of outer plastic shell with core of rigid polyurethane foam, hook-and-pile restraint straps, and other related items. This item can be used to fit inside a stokes wire basket-type litter, and is capable of floating a heavy person.

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