Patient immobilization refers to the process of safely securing and limiting the movement of a patient who may be at risk of further injury, such as those with spinal cord injuries or fractures. It is a specialized skill that requires proper training, knowledge, and equipment to ensure the safety and comfort of the patient. Immobilization techniques may include the use of splints, collars, backboards, and straps, among others. Proper immobilization can help prevent further injury and aid in the patient's recovery.
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