Clear Advantage Collar Inc. Introduces Healthcare’s First Transparent Cervical Immobilization Collar


 
 

| Wednesday, February 8, 2012


Charlotte based medical device company, Clear Advantage Collar, Inc. announces its launch of the first transparent adjustable cervical collar for use during emergency patient transfer. The ClearCollar® is poised to change the standard of care for cervical immobilization of emergency and trauma patients. Made of medical grade transparent plastic, the ClearCollar® is the only cervical collar that allows first responders and clinicians the ability to continuously visually assess the patient’s neck region during patient transfer.

Life threatening injuries to the neck or chest can go undetected with the use conventional cervical collars. The ClearCollar® is the only cervical collar to reduce risk of an undetected injury or medical condition to the neck region during an emergency patient transfer. Invented by Alan Donaldson, an RN with over twenty years emergency room experience, the ClearCollar® is made in the US, and manufactured in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Company CEO, Cassmer Ward states, “We think the ClearCollar® will improve patient outcomes—including saving lives—and will likely change the standard of care for neck and c-spine immobilization . Experienced clinicians know the adage: ‘You can’t treat what you can’t see,’ and the ClearCollar® ensures accurate diagnosis and prompt medical treatment during emergency transfer. The ClearCollar® will improve patient care and reduce legal liability involved in missed diagnosis.”

Information is available at: www.ClearCollar.com

Contact:
Clear Advantage Collar, Inc.
Kathi Alexander
704-995-2481




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