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MedIcePax Hypothermic Emergency Kit

Using hypothermia to slow a stroke patientÌs metabolism and allow the body to heal itself seems almost too simple. The Hypothermic Emergency Kit from MedIcePax makes it even easier.

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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Benchmade 8 Rescue Hook/Strap Cutter

The 8 Rescue Hook/Strap Cutter from Benchmade has a black powder coat finish, an O wrench and a black MOLLE compatible soft sheath. The deviceÌs sharp hook can cut through multiple layers of clothing in a single pass.

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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Sav-A-Jake Codecuffs

Codecuffs from Sav-A-Jakeoffer you a lightweight, easy-to-use method of keeping your patientÌs hands secured while moving them to the ambulance.

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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Physio-Control Inc. LUCAS 2

The LUCAS 2 from Physio-Control Inc. is a battery-operated mechanical CPR device. The rescuer places the base plate underneath the patient, then attaches LUCAS 2 and positions it above the patientÌs sternum.

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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CardioCommand Inc. StatMAP

The StatMAP from CardioCommand Inc. is a battery-powered device that uses a typical hand-squeeze bulb to inflate the cuff. The pressure is then automatically lowered and uses a oscillometric, step-deflate method for non-invasive blood pressure determination.

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

FDNY Makes Largest Purchase of Masimo Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeters

The purchase is the single largest first responder deployment of Rad-57s.

Posted Tuesday, September 8, 2009

New Blood Tests Detect Heart Attacks Faster, Better

A new generation of blood tests can quickly and reliably show if a person is having a heart attack soon after chest pains start a time when current tests are not definitive, two studies found.

Posted Thursday, September 3, 2009

Montana Hospital Tests Evacuation Device

"What we're doing today is planning for an emergency we hope to never have," said Leanne Vreeland, who works in safety and emergency management at St. Patrick Hospital.

Posted Tuesday, September 1, 2009

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FoxFury Command 10 Fire Headlamp

The Command 10 Fire Headlamp from FoxFury does all that and more. It has handles that function extremely well and a blinking, red LED on the battery pack to increase safety and visibility from behind.

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

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MedIcePax Hot/Cold Hook Pack

The Hot/Cold Hook Pack from MedIcePax features a non-woven pouch with Velcro∆ hook strips on the ends that will keep it in place without a bulky over-wrap.

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

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Zico Oxygen Bottle Cart

Trying to lift and maneuver these cylinders into the tight confines of the main oxygen compartment with proper body mechanics would confound a physical therapist. The Oxygen Bottle Cart from Zico provides a motor to do all the hard work for you.

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

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5.11 Tactical Mission Response Rolling Duffle

Team members looking to pack their gear in an organized manner will enjoy the Mission Response Rolling Duffle from 5.11 Tactical.

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

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Nanook Industries Narcotic Kit

The Narcotic Kit from Nanook Industries offers an improved way to protect and secure narcotics.

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

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Allegro Industries Defibrillator Wall Case with Strobe

The Defibrillator Wall Case with Strobe from Allegro Industries offers an opportunity to keep an AED in a secure, outdoor location.

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

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Flotec Inc. FloPapp(CPAP flow generator)

The incredibly rugged FloPapp(CPAP flow generator) from Flotec Inc. offers a number of big features in a 4" packageÛitÌs the proverbial "better mousetrap."

Posted Monday, August 24, 2009

Fogging Machine to Sanitize San Diego Ambulances

The machine, which was purchased by San Diego Medical Services Enterprise, sprays a nontoxic dry mist disinfectant into the sealed-up ambulance.

Posted Thursday, August 13, 2009

Canadian Medic Purchases Own Body Armor

He is angry the City of Winnipeg won't currently fund protection for the 160 paramedics who are exposed to all kinds of risks while on the front lines.

Posted Wednesday, August 12, 2009

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System Profile: San Diego Medical Services Enterprise

In San Diego, EMS and first responders use Smart phones and software called TapChart to document 9-1-1 patient information smartly at the patient’s side.

Posted Saturday, August 1, 2009

System Profile: STRAC

Fusion ePCR from Ortivus caters to the needs of both the providers in the field and the billers and administrators in the office.

Posted Saturday, August 1, 2009

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System Profile: Medic

After 20 years of two other electronic patient care reporting (ePCR) systems, Littleton (Colo.) Fire Rescue believes it finally got it right.

Posted Saturday, August 1, 2009


 

 

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