An item designed to quickly and effectively immobilize an injured patient to be transported to the hospital, on the field or on-site clinic. Can be conformed to specific body contours for providing excellent support and reducing problems associated with pressure points. May be x-ray translucent and thermal insulated. May include built-in handles, carrying case, heavy duty vacuum pump, training video, color-coded vacuum splints for extremities, vacuum mattress, and other related items.
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