When do you check the distal pulse when applying the Hare traction splint?
a. After securing the padded half-ring to the casualty's thigh.
b. After pulling manual traction.
After securing the ischial strap and after securing each Velcro strap.
d. Pulse check is not needed when applying the Hare traction splint.
Once traction has been properly applied, should you loosen it?
a. Yes, when the casualty is transferred to a standard litter.
When applying a litter bar to a standard litter, the bar should be positioned:
a. On the litter poles 8 to 12 inches before the end of the canvas bed.
b. On the litter poles at the end of the canvas bed.
On the litter handles 6 to 8 inches beyond the end of the canvas bed.
d. Under the casualty's head.
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