EMS Equipment & EMS Product Reviews
The June 2009 issue of JEMS features 30 products that stood out at the EMS Today Conference & Exposition.
The MCV100 is a battery-powered, weather-resistant ventilator specifically designed to meet the unique demands of mass casualty incidents.
Latex-free CoFlex AFD is an all-in-one foam pad dressing/self-adhering bandage.
Nebulizers on patients are like pacifiers on infants: Take them away and panic sets in. The Continuous Care Nebulizer puts a stop to this.
The Six-Pak Kart is a cost-effective alternative to the stair chair and a convenient patient transfer system.
The new line of Ferno defibrillator mounts increases the safety of EMS crews and their patients by securing defibrillators inside ambulances and other rigs during vehicle response and patient transport.
The Houdini PRO is a handheld extrication tool, designed specifically with emergency rescue professionals in mind.
The IntuBrite Laryngoscope Blade is a patented design utilizing a unique blacklight illumination source (in addition to a white, LED illuminator) to enhance visualization of the vocal cords during prehospital and in-hospital endotracheal intubation procedures.
Narcotic access can be effectively and efficiently controlled and audited with the Knox MedVault.
Designed to help you train in any environment, the durable-construction SimMan 3G incorporates wireless technology with a built-in compressor.
Philips Healthcare has made several major enhancements to the HeartStart MRx monitor/defibrillator.
The Lumalier EDU-436 is an advanced, portable disinfection device that provides 3Ï6 log (unit of measure) disinfection to your ambulance, equipment room or other enclosed areas.
Panasonic Computer Solutions Company_s cool new Toughbook H1 is a fully rugged mobile clinical assistant that truly meets the demands and ever-changing needs of EMS providers.
METI_s newest patient simulator, METIman, was created by paramedics specifically for prehospital care.
The federal government advocates the use of electronic patient care reports (ePCRs) to increase efficiency and decrease clinical errors. But device dependability, portability and software availability often present barriers to full implementation of ePCRs in some EMS systems.
The EZ-Stor Road Cones from Emergency Responder Products includes five MUTCD regulation traffic cones with two reflective stripes that collapse to store neatly in a small cube with handles.
When a 9-1-1 caller says "Baby fell and fractured his skull," and the residence is on the fourth floor, a certain image comes to mind. WeÌll likely bring the pediatric-sized backboard and C-collars into the apartment and groan when we realize the "baby" is 42 years old, 275 lbs. and in the midst of a seizure.
Rewarming hypothermia victims works best when the heat is applied to their body, not just the inside of the ambulance.
OSHA now requires that EMS workers wear an ANSI-certified safety vest for visibility while working on federally funded roadways. So what kind of vest should you wear if you have an MCI on a roadway?
If youÌre a paramedic, chances are youÌve learned 12-leads on a LIFEPAK 11, externally paced with a LIFEPAK 10, quick-looked with a LIFEPAK 5 or hauled the original LIFEPAK 4 from a Cadillac ambulance. Now, the 15 is here.
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