4 Initial evaluation of the scene Continues throughout the scene
5 Initial evaluation of the scene Goals: Ensure scene safety Part I SCENE SIZE-UPDefined:Begins with dispatchInitial evaluation of the sceneGoals:Ensure scene safetyTo determine if patient is medical or traumaDetermine total number of patients
6 Patient Assessment Scene Size-up Begins with Dispatch demographics: residence - Pull to curbside in front of houseAlways remember, scene safety is a component of Scene Size-upNature of illness: Breathing problemsNumber of patients: 68 year old femaleConsiders stabilization of spineRequests additional help if necessary: ALS
7 Scene Safety Personal protection Always perform your own size-up Observe as you approach and before getting out of the truck
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