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Vehicle Extrication app now also available for Android

After the launch of the Vehicle Extrication Techniques book and iPad app, this practical training guide for rescuers is now also also available for Android tablets. The app promotes a safe and systematic approach to vehicle rescue and explains the concept of extrication planning. It also highlights key medical aspects during the phases of a rescue operation.


The rescue techniques explained in the app are illustrated by approximately 500 pictures and 60 videos showing you how to perform the procedures. Subjects include:

  • Safety
  • The Vehicle
  • Medical Aspects of Rescue
  • The Team Approach
  • Extrication Planning
  • Vehicle on its Wheels, Side and Roof
  • Tools and Equipment
  • New Car Technology
  • Hybrid/Electric Vehicles
  • Rescue at Night
  • Extrication near Water
  • Multi Agency Working
  • Training

The book, Android app and iPad app are currently available in English. Other languages will be added later this year.

You can buy the Holmatro Vehicle Extrication Techniques app in the Google Play Store at € 14,99 / $ 16,99 (search for Holmatro Extrication). It works on Android 4.0 tablets and newer versions. Go to Google Play Store.

Watch the trailer
The app is based on the training material presented in the Vehicle Extrication Techniques book, written by Holmatro Rescue Consultant Ian Dunbar. It is a great resource for rescuers of all levels of experience and an excellent basis for training and development. The app is part of the Vehicle Extrication Techniques series: watch the trailer at holmatro.com/en/vet to see what it is all about!

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