The data from studies conducted in the battlefields of the Middle East indicates that arterial wounds to the extremities are less life-threatening if treated early with the proper application of a tourniquet.
Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning has the potential to kill and can initially present with headache, nausea and other flu-like symptoms. Once suspected, CO poisoning is confirmed by drawing a carboxyhemoglobin (CO-Hb) level through a painful arterial stick.
The new FlashLiteWatch from Nutech incorporates a high-quality LED flashlight and dial light system into a wristwatch, making it a perfect tool for emergency personnel who work in dark environments.
Wearing a pair of heavy boots all day can make for tired legs. But no one wants to compromise safety. The new Airpower R7 from HAIX meets the safety concerns of EMS while also paring down the weight to make the boots more comfortable.
Now that OSHA has mandated that we wear high-visibility garments whenever weÌre operating on a roadway, the debate over wearing these bright colors is pretty much settled. So, with the high level of functionality and comfort that weÌve come to expect from 5.11, the new High-Visibility Parka offers a variety of configurations and features to make your job easier in foul weather.
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Using active compression-decompression CPR with an ITD has been shown to improve 1-year survival from cardiac arrest by 33%.
JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman attends the series premiere of A&E's new reality show, "Nightwatch."
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VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
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