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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.

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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.

    Introducing health sciences: paramedics

    Introducing health sciences: paramedics

    A short introduction to this album.

    • 56 sec
    Transcript -- Introducing health sciences: paramedics

    Transcript -- Introducing health sciences: paramedics

    A short introduction to this album.

    • video
    A road traffic accident

    A road traffic accident

    Paramedics arrive at the scene of a car crash and assess the driver's injuries.

    • 2 min
    Transcript -- A road traffic accident

    Transcript -- A road traffic accident

    Paramedics arrive at the scene of a car crash and assess the driver's injuries.

    • video
    Extracting the injured driver

    Extracting the injured driver

    The paramedics evacuate the injured driver from a crashed vehicle.

    • 7 min
    Transcript -- Extracting the injured driver

    Transcript -- Extracting the injured driver

    The paramedics evacuate the injured driver from a crashed vehicle.

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