Full Body Vacuum Shock Compression Splint

An item constructed of a lightweight material which is permeable to x-ray. It is used to provide an effective shock compression to the patients legs and lower torso for fast and firm immobilized support when needed. It may be applied directly to the body or over clothing, as required, for transportation ease.

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