EMS Equipment & EMS Product Reviews
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.
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.
Codecuffs from Sav-A-Jakeoffer you a lightweight, easy-to-use method of keeping your patientÌs hands secured while moving them to the ambulance.
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.
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.
The purchase is the single largest first responder deployment of Rad-57s.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
The most advanced AED yet!
Flexible & reliable data solutions.
Tough and ready for action.
Dynamic, real-time CPR feedback.
A portable, simple, cost-effective and non-invasive alternative to intubation.
Featured Now on JEMS.com
- Images, Video: Commuter Trains Collide in Connecticut; 60 People Injured
- Washington, D.C. Faces a Critical Paramedic Shortage
- Texas Ex-Paramedic Pleads Not Guilty to Possessing Bomb-Making Materials
- At Least Six Dead, 50 Injured as Tornadoes Hit North Texas
- NTSB Urges States to Lower Blood Alcohol Content Limit
- Two Injured in West Virginia Plant Explosion