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Unformatted text preview: what to do and will lead the group. So as the athletic trainer is holding c-spine the others with get the backboard and cervical collar. The first thing they do is measure from the bottom of the chin/jaw to the collarbone to see what size they should put the cervical collar. Next, they will put the collar on the injured athlete. After the collar is on they will put the athlete on the backboard. The athletic trainer hold c-spine will always hold the head in the appropriate position, so when they turn the athlete on their side that athletic trainer will keep the head and neck in line and they will slide the backboard into position. While the athletic trainer is continuing to hold c-spine =, the other will strap the athlete in and tie the hands with the excess strap. After that is all done the AT with continue holding c-spine until told not too anymore....
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- Spring '08
- Athletic trainer, Physical trauma, Cervical collar, SPINAL IMMOBILIZATION EQUIPMENT