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TORQ61

The new TORQ61 from American Body Armor is made from Dyneema, the new 5-mm material is 40-percent stronger than Aramid fibers, 15 times stronger than steel and offers long-overdue flexibility in a concealable body armor.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

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Ulti-Met Boot

The Ulti-Met Boot from Thorogood offers a new layer of protection to the top of your foot that uses an I-MET metatarsal protection to guard your feet from heavy objects.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

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CL-20 Auditable Narcotics Lock

Securing and documenting narcotics is a daily routine for paramedics, but many services use only simple lock boxes and pass the keys from medic to medic at shift change.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

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EMS Challenge Game

The new EMS Challenge game from EMS Edutainment turns learning, reviewing and reinforcement of prehospital care basics into a board game.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

Heart Attack Survival Rates Double Following Implementation of New Guidelines

Heart attack survival rates have doubled in Madison, Wis., Milwaukee and five other places that were among the first to implement new resuscitation guidelines, including the use of a new airflow device.

Posted Friday, November 9, 2007

Memphis F.D. Equips Recruits with LifeShirts; Equipment Transmits Wearer's Vital Signs

Memphis F.D. spends $300,000 to purchase 80 LifeShirts that wirelessly transmit heart and respiration rates and skin temperature in real time.

Posted Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Tracking Device Speeds Rescues: Project Lifesaver Monitors Can Pinpoint Location

Project Lifesaver places small tracking devices, about the size of a wristwatch, on people with cognitive disabilities. The monitor allows authorities to accurately pinpoint the location of anyone wearing the device.

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2007

N.Y. to Replace Gas Masks for First Responders

The N.Y. state Homeland Security office is recalling more than 35,000 gas masks it shipped to counties statewide.

Posted Thursday, October 4, 2007

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LYFETYMER Audible Compression Metronome

The keychain-size LYFETYMER Audible Compression Metronome (ACM) will help your crews perform CPR in compliance with American Heart Association guidelines.

Posted Thursday, September 27, 2007


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