Friends of the Professional Car Society - Official Website of the Professional Car Society, Inc.Friends of the Professional Car Society - Official Website of the Professional Car Society, Inc.



Go Back   Friends of the Professional Car Society - Official Website of the Professional Car Society, Inc. > Professional Car Discussion > Period Correct Discussion Forum

Period Correct Discussion Forum For the discussion of Period Correct items that are associated with Professional Cars. Posting in this forum is limited to PCS Members and / or Site Supporters. We encourage all website users to become members of the Professional Car Society and / or become Site Supporter.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-09-2014, 08:03 PM
Nicholas Studer Nicholas Studer is offline
PCS Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: San Antonio TX 72812
Posts: 326
Thanks: 240
Thanked 776 Times in 203 Posts
Groans: 0
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Greene Rescue & Transport Splint

The Greene Rescue and Transport Splint is easy to compare to the Robinson Orthopedic Stretcher/Ferno Scoop Stretcher/Clamshell Stretcher. Best I can tell, it was introduced in 1969 and the patent came later in 1970. Breaks down in the middle and at both sides to size and apply to a patient. The large carrying case is advertised to be useful for covering the patient as well. The black zipped pouch includes all of the straps. The red zipper pouch includes a back support with integral straps that was intended for use in vehicle extrication - obviously a predecessor to the Kendrick Extrication Device (KED) that came later.

The Bridgeport, CT Post on 10APR1970. http://www.newspapers.com/newspage/60654498/ "The Newtown Woman's club has ordered a Greene Rescue and Transport Splint from A-l Ambulance Service, Inc. .... The splint will he used 'by the Newtown Ambulance Corps..."

With the appropriate straps in place, it can be used for hoisting (in vertical or horizontal positions), confined space rescue, etc. just like the Stokes basket could but Scoop could not. Here's a fun photo of the USCG doing just that. You can see later how the REEVES Sleeve and SKED Stretcher built on some of this idea too.



I personally like the sales brochure's drawings most of all - the device in intended use at the scene of a classic car accident with the station wagon ambulance in the background; again in the emergency room with the nursing staff in traditional attire including hat.

I'm not sure what I'll do with it besides keep it around. It's a great piece of prehospital history. Unfortunately, it's a bit big for a professional car ambulance - with all components in the case it's about 5 feet long and quite bulky/heavy.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg GreeneAd.jpg (92.7 KB, 77 views)
File Type: jpg 3.jpg (92.4 KB, 78 views)
File Type: jpg 2.jpg (92.4 KB, 77 views)
File Type: jpg 1.jpg (92.5 KB, 76 views)

Last edited by Nicholas Studer; 10-09-2014 at 08:12 PM.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Nicholas Studer For This Useful Post:
Bill Leverett (10-10-2014)
  #2  
Old 10-10-2014, 01:28 PM
John ED Renstrom's Avatar
John ED Renstrom John ED Renstrom is offline
PCS Elected Director
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Hot Springs SD 57747
Posts: 10,607
Thanks: 3,738
Thanked 13,749 Times in 5,802 Posts
Groans: 2
Groaned at 3 Times in 3 Posts
Default

pretty much replaced by the folding scoop from ferno. as it has to many parts to easly to lose in the dark. but a piece of ems history.
__________________
drop in for coffee anytime
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pro car transport Mike Zaccaria General Discussion Forum 4 04-29-2014 09:34 PM
Pro-car transport? Harry Evans General Discussion Forum 16 08-05-2013 05:10 PM
How not to transport your pro car Paul Newman General Discussion Forum 13 04-05-2012 12:19 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:06 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2009 - 2018 Friends of the Professional Car Society