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A stance taken when a trauma victim’s condition is of such severity that there is (1) Insufficient time for the usual format of medical stabilisation and/or (2) The equipment and/or experts needed to save the victim’s life are not present in the ambulatory field unit—e.g., ambulance or helicopter

'scoop and run'

Emergency medicine A stance taken when a trauma victim's condition is of such severity that there is
1. Insufficient time for the usual format of medical stabilization and.
2. The equipment and/or experts needed to save the victim's life are not present in the ambulatory field unit–eg, ambulance or helicopter. Cf Stay and play.