RG Medical Diagnostics Mini-Rescue Warming Blanket

 

 
 
 

Greg Friese, MS, NREMT-P | | Thursday, May 28, 2009


Rewarming hypothermia victims works best when the heat is applied to their body, not just the inside of the ambulance. TheMini-Rescue Warming Blanket fromRG Medical Diagnostics delivers heat where itÌs needed mostÛon the patient. Powered by a compact battery pack or wall plug adaptor, the blanket quickly reaches 98.6_F (37_C). It maintains a constant temperature and evenly distributes heat. The Mini-Rescue has a durable waterproof surface and can be laid directly on the patient. Cover it with a regular blanket to retain even more heat. All components are reusable, and after cleaning, it packs into a compact carrying case.

VITALS

Size: 24" x 54"

Power required: 12~28 VDC

Power use: 8 amp max

Temperature options: 98.6_F or 105_F

Heat output: 100 watts (86kCals)

Cost: $2,847 (mini with power supply);

$1,122 (optional lithium-ion battery system)

888/596-9498

www.rgmd.com




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