Which one-man carries are not used if the casualty has a fractured arm? Do not
list those carries that can be used if only one arm is fractured.
Two soldiers are going to evacuate a casualty using the two-man fore-and-aft
carry. One soldier is several inches taller than the other. Will the height difference
affect the carry?
a. Yes, the tall soldier should support the casualty's upper body.
b. Yes, the tall soldier should support the casualty's legs.
You and another soldier are going to move a casualty using the two-man support
carry. The casualty is unconscious and is considerably taller than you and the
other bearer. How will this affect the way you and the other bearer perform the
carry (as opposed to transporting a conscious, shorter casualty)?
a. Each bearer will continue to grasp the wrist of the casualty's arm that is
around his neck.
b. Each bearer will use one arm to lift and support the casualty's thigh.
You will use a cravat, field dressing, or similar material to tie the casualty's
d. Responses a and b above are correct.
e. Responses a, b, and c above are correct.
What one-man carry is normally used when you need to move an unconscious
casualty down a flight of stairs?