S.D. Admin. R. 44:05:04:12 - Immobilization devices

Current through Register Vol. 48, page 106, April 11, 2022

The following immobilization devices maintained in good working condition must be available on all ground ambulances:

(1) Upper and lower extremity immobilization devices that support the joint above and below the fracture site sized appropriately for the adult and pediatric patient;
(2) Adult size radiolucent spine boards with at least three appropriate restraint straps;
(3) Rigid cervical collars for the adult and pediatric patient or adjustable cervical collars for the adult and pediatric patient;
(4) Head immobilization device using firm padding or a commercial device;
(5) Pediatric immobilization device with appropriate padding; and
(6) Short immobilization device


S.D. Admin. R. 44:05:04:12
2 SDR 26, effective October 9, 1975; 6 SDR 93, effective July 1, 1980; 16 SDR 147, effective March 18, 1990; 20 SDR 204, effective June 9, 1994; 30 SDR 125, effective February 22, 2004; 34 SDR 201, effective January 31, 2008; 44 SDR 93, effective 12/4/2017

General Authority: SDCL 34-11-5.

Law Implemented: SDCL 34-11-5.

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