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Scramble to Turn 1 - Initial assessment and communication

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Monday, March 2, 2020, In : Mastery podcast 
The Motorsport Medicine and Rescue Mastery Podcast - Season 1, Episode 4

Initial Assessment and Communication



Everything is going smoothly so far and you're at the side of the crashed race car looking at the driver. The race has been brought under the control, nothing is burning and the car's electrics have been disabled. The focus is now largely on the clinical needs of the potentially injured competitor and there are several parts that go into the next few decisions that need to be made.

This...


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The Motorsport Medicine and Rescue Mastery Podcast - Number 3

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Monday, January 20, 2020, In : Mastery podcast 

Scramble to Turn 1

Incident safety and logistics - PART 3 - Approaching the scene safely

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Personal safety comes before patient safety.

Safety is a responsibility of all crew members.

Zero point survey & S.T.E.P. U.P. strategy

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As medical professionals we are all aware of the need to approach a critical scene safely. It's drilled in from Basic Life Support (https://www.ilcor.org/publications...


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The Motorsport Medicine and Rescue Mastery Podcast - Number 2

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Sunday, December 29, 2019, In : Mastery podcast 
Scramble to Turn 1

Incident safety and logistics - PART 2 - Entering the track safely

Don't assume the track is safe just because race control says “Scramble”

Keep a 360 degree look out for hazards

The safety of your crew is everyone's responsibility



“Victor 1, Victor 1, stand by!"

If the call to standby comes in, the crew belts up with personal protective equipment (PPE) on, the vehicle's engine is on and ready to enter the track if needed and everyone is listening to the radio communicati...


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The Motorsport Medicine and Rescue Mastery Podcast

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Thursday, December 12, 2019, In : Mastery podcast 

Scramble to Turn 1

Incident safety and logistics - What is a First Response Vehicle?

So you and your crew are sitting in your intervention vehicle (radio call sign “Victor 1”) just off to the side of pit exit. The morning has gone well so far and everyone behaved themselves during qualifying. The race is a few laps in and things seem to be settling into a rythmn.

Over the radio comes a message from Race Control that ruins the peace:

“Victor 1, Victor 1, Standby!”


What is a first interventi...

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