Hot Products from EMS Today 2014
Hot Products from EMS Today 2014
Health & Safety Institute
LOOP CPR uses interactive music, video, head-to-head competition and other game-related concepts to create a compelling training experience ideal for today’s adult learners. Fast-paced and fun, LOOP helps you bring a new dimension to your classroom, especially for those “been there, done that” students who are occupationally required to keep their training up to date.
Code Kit PRO
The Infant-PRO professional resuscitation organizer is an excellent kit for obstetric and infant CPR calls. The device stores compactly, making it the ideal organizer for smaller ambulances with limited storage space. The Infant-PRO opens into a special resuscitation platform comprised of anatomically arrayed storage compartments with your supplies at your fingertips. The device is designed for both ALS/PALS and BLS units.
WoundStop bandages are cost-effective wound-care solutions for mild to moderate bleeds. These bandages utilize a non-adherent pad, pressure applicator, elastic wrap and closure bar in a ready-to-deploy sterile package. This lifesaving technology has the same features as the original Israeli bandage while offering a more lightweight material, more compact packaging and less cost.
TrueCPR Coaching Device
The TrueCPR Coaching Device is the only CPR feedback device that uses Triaxial Field Induction (TFI), a proprietary technology from Physio-Control that uses three-dimensional magnetic fields to pinpoint the distance between the chest pad and the back pad to provide accurate depth measurements—even on compliant surfaces and in moving vehicles. TrueCPR is designed to optimize the quality and performance of manual CPR by providing high-quality feedback to rescuers at three levels: in real time during chest compressions, immediately after the event, and through post-event download and review of key performance statistics.
SMART STAT Basic
SMART STAT Basic gives an ALS trainer iPad control of a manikin. A free control and system management app from iTunes and the included logo-engraved iPad puts you in control of breathing rates, ECG rhythms, blood pressure readings and more. Battery operation, bleeding moulages and intraosseous leg options kick it up a notch. Over 100 optional EMS scenarios are ready to import, and simple app procedures allow the user to record, view, print and use these as a basis for practitioner reviews.
Privacy Screen System
The SRN 1000 Privacy Screen System provides privacy, safety and security by quickly blocking and barricading accident scenes, restricted zones and hazardous areas from public view. The easily constructed barricades maintain public safety, provide privacy for victims and families, allow first responders to secure a scene, and keep the public and media from taking photos and video.
Plano Synergy Holdings
When Plano set out to reinvent the medical bag, it turned to the experts. The result was an entire new line of gear designed to give first responders everything they need to answer the call and take control of the situation. Designed to be rugged enough to withstand life on call, the Pediatric Bag features a durable molded bottom, a heavy-duty molded plastic carry handle and 1680 DD Nylon construction. In order to meet the unique storage needs of the EMS professional, the Pediatric Bag features customized storage details, including internal dividers that keep contents in place, an external quick-release pocket that detaches from the bag and adjustable organizers for storing every piece of equipment. Other innovative features include an easy-access glove pocket on the lid and two adjustable shoulder straps that allow the user to carry the bag over the shoulder or as a backpack.
Mac’s Bariatric Ambulance Lift
Mac’s Lift Gate Inc.
Mac’s Bariatric Ambulance Lift is the only bumper stow product available and has a lifting surface that accommodates most stretchers and cots. It has a 1,300-pound weight capacity, making it a very important piece of equipment you need on your ambulance. It’s now available with a Scorpion coating that increases platform visibility while giving a reliable non-skid surface and protective finish to the lift.
The Pediatric VividTrac is the latest in Vivid Medical’s line of low-cost, single-use video intubation devices. VividTrac can be connected to off-the-shelf computer and tablet USB ports without the need to purchase an expensive and proprietary display system, clean laryngoscope blades or upkeep a stock of batteries. The VividTrac design allows its insertion to gently follow the natural curvature of the airway, requiring no head tilt (or pull), while providing an excellent view of the vocal cords and continuous visual monitoring of the endotracheal (ET) tube. VividTrac’s integrated endotracheal tube channel directs the ET tube toward the vocal cords, allowing for quick and confirmed intubation. Paramedics can now capture digital proof of a successful intubation, transmit the image to a medical facility and attach proof of successful intubation to their patient records.
FASTResponder Sternal Intraosseous Device
Pyng Medical Corp.
The new FASTResponder Sternal Intraosseous Device from Pyng Medical gives emergency personnel the ability to easily establish critically needed vascular access when peripheral IV access fails or isn’t possible. Compact and lightweight, FASTResponder easily fits into your emergency bag—and no batteries are required. The all-in-one design, featuring automatic depth control with no drilling or pins needed, makes it reliable, easy to learn, and as fail-safe as possible, even for first-time users.
T-PODResponder Pelvic Stabilization Device
Pyng Medical Corp.
The new T-PODResponder Pelvic Stabilization Device from Pyng Medical gives emergency care providers the ability to quickly and easily stabilize the pelvic ring in patients who have suspected pelvic fractures and possible internal bleeding. T-PODResponder is highly portable with a small, compact, one-size-fits-all design, can be applied in the field by one person using an easy-to-tighten pulley system, features symmetrical circumferential compression, and is 100% radiolucent for X-ray, MRI and CT scan compatibility.
Rapid Capnography Resource
Learn the waves of capnography with the new Rapid Capnography Resource. The 11" x 17" poster illustrates the normal and abnormal capnograms with possible causes listed below each illustration. Repositionable adhesive backing allows for poster utilization in multiple areas, such as ambulances, crash carts, ED/ICU/surgery training centers, skills labs and classrooms. The poster is also available in a convenient 3.25" x 6.75" pocket size.
Panasonic’s Toughpad FZ-M1 is the newest rugged mobile computer built from the ground up to meet the needs of EMS professionals. The thin and lightweight 7-inch rugged fanless tablet PC provides desktop-class performance with a fourth-generation Intel Core i5 processor and Windows 8.1 Pro with a Windows 7 option available. It’s MIL-STD-810G- and IP65-rated to survive extreme conditions and features a daylight-readable display, an eight-hour battery and extensive configuration options.
Rescuer II Compact CPAP
BLS Systems Ltd.
The award-winning Rescuer II Compact CPAP has been redesigned to include a nebulizer takeoff port, allowing the user to drive the nebulizer directly from the CPAP generator itself. Now the EMS provider doesn’t need a second oxygen source. This nebulizer takeoff port comes capped, ready for use with any nebulizer your service carries.
B2 EMT1 Helmet
B2 Helmets/Head Pro Tech LLC
EMS is a dangerous job. The B2 EMT1 Helmet, certified to the Department of Transportation standard, is designed to protect EMS personnel against head injuries that can occur inside the ambulance due to traffic accidents. The 1.5-pound, low-profile helmet can also be used outside the ambulance in tight spaces. Features include a carbon/Kevlar shell, visor and removable interior. EMT1 is available in white, royal blue and navy blue, and retails for $199.95.
Sweet Training Extrication System
S&S Medical Products
This patient extrication device allows personnel to simulate patient access, treatment and removal from a motor vehicle crash. The Sweet Training Extrication System is easily assembled for use in a training room or an outside parking lot, and it’s steel design and Plexiglas covering provide real-life limitations of a vehicle while allowing an entire classroom to observe techniques. The simulator’s glass-breaking device allows you to practice breaking tempered glass safely with no mess, and the seatbelt-cutting simulator allows for repeated hands-on experience. Finally, a special prybox simulator lets you practice your technique for extrication.
Binder Lift ULTRA-V
Binder Lift LLC
The Binder Lift ULTRA-V is the newest addition to the Binder Lift device lineup that’s bacteria-resistant and impervious to body fluids. The ULTRA-V provides all the lifting benefits of the Binder Lift (a 2013 Hot Product) plus the benefits of easy-clean materials such as BondCote-reinforced vinyl and BioThane webbing. The ULTRA-V provides 19–25 lifting handles and a patient chest range of 34"–62"(MX) or 58"–82"(XLT).
SAM Junctional Tourniquet
SAM Medical Products
The SAM Junctional Tourniquet is a multipurpose device. It can serve as a junctional hemorrhage control device, performing the same function as a traditional tourniquet, or in areas where tourniquets wouldn’t normally be effective. It’s also designed to stabilize pelvic fractures. Its patented buckle provides the clinically correct force, taking the guesswork out of tightening. The unique aspect of the device is its special Target Compression Device (TCD) that fits under the band and is held in place by a military-grade Velcro. Placed at or near the injury site, the TCD is pumped up until the bleeding stops. Two TCDs can also be used to occlude blood flow bilaterally if needed. It’s also been FDA 510(k) cleared.
iTClamp Hemorrhage Control System
Innovative Trauma Care
The iTClamp Hemorrhage Control System is an FDA-approved hemorrhage control device that can be used on the extremities, axilla, inguinal and scalp. The device seals the edges of a wound closed to create a stable clot to mitigate further blood loss until the wound can be surgically repaired. Preclinical trials showed the iTClamp to be superior to wound packing in terms of patient survival, survival time and total blood loss. Applied in seconds with minimal pain to the patient, the iTClamp is ideal for emergency medical personnel.
Blizzard Light is a cost-effective solution for caregivers seeking control when a patient’s core temperature drops, even in the warmest conditions. In addition to trauma scenarios, the Blizzard Light blanket can also serve as an emergency insulating blanket in cold-weather conditions. Blizzard survival hypothermia prevention products from PerSys Medical use a multilayer Reflexcell material, adopted by the U.S. Department of Defense, to create insulation between the environment and patient.
BEAR Stair Chair
Like its predecessor the Original BEAR, the BEAR Stair Chair attaches to a conventional stair chair or rescue chair to become part of it. Once the patient is seated in the stair chair, the nylon mesh, UV- and chemical-resistant fabric wraps around the patient’s abdominal mass in two directions. The lower part of the device comes from the bottom and pulls upward, embracing the thighs and hips of the patient. The top portion of the device feeds through specially designed slide pockets and, once adjusted properly, provides support to the otherwise uncontrollable abdominal mass.
AmbuBus MPMT Type 1 Kit
First Line Technology
The AmbuBus MPMT Type 1 Kit is an AmbuBus bus stretcher conversion kit fitted with an AmbuCarrier and AmbuRamp to meet the requirements of a FEMA Type 1 Multipatient Medical Transport (MPMT) vehicle or ambulance bus, which require the capacity for a minimum of 10 seated patients and one wheeled ambulance cot, plus personnel and equipment. The AmbuBus is an effective, efficient solution for mass evacuation and transport.
Resusci Anne QCPR
Resusci Anne QCPR is a realistic adult CPR training manikin specifically designed to measure the quality of CPR, providing real-time and summative feedback on compression rate, depth, release, hands-off time and other critical components of high-quality CPR as defined in the American Heart Association Consensus Statement. Resusci Anne QCPR works together with SkillGuide for real-time and single session feedback or with SimPad SkillReporter software for a comprehensive overview of up to six students simultaneously.
Mini Anne Plus
Mini Anne Plus is a cost-effective solution for teaching quality CPR using durable and reusable manikins. Ten individual manikins are included in each set, increasing student hands-on time during training. The innovative new pump bag provides a simple, hygienic inflation method. Mini Anne Plus includes everything to get your CPR program up and running in one convenient carry bag.
The Blaze high-visibility orange glove is perfect for EMS applications. A thickness of 5.5 mm and an extended 10.6" cuff provides enhanced durability with exam-grade protection. Textured fingertips also increase gripping power.
TrueClot Blood Simulant
Luna’s TrueClot Blood Simulant is a premium simulated blood for use in traumatic hemorrhage control training. Realistic clotting can be mimicked by packing our simulated hemostatic gauze into a penetrating wound task trainer. Moulage “clots” can be simulated mixing TrueClot with a special liquid clotting solution. TrueClot matches the color, opacity and flow of blood. It’s non-biological and non-hazardous, washes from skin and clothing with soap and water and is stable for six months.
FAAC’s MILOResponse interactive response training simulator will change the face of EMS instruction. Instructors can teach tactics and strategies for situational awareness and threat recognition/de-escalation. The simulator teaches communications strategies using real scenes displayed on a large video screen. Video “branches” can be used to alter the course of events at a moment’s notice. Students get hands-on and interact with situations in a real-time controlled setting. Each exercise can also be replayed for debriefing/analysis.
ALSi Patient Simulation Platform
The ALSi Patient Simulation Platform is a hyper-flexible simulator that enables advanced patient simulations to be run quickly and easily. With ALSi you can train anywhere and at any time, gaining a “hifi” experience without the cost and complexity of traditional simulators. Students view a realistic patient monitor while the instructor uses a handheld control pad to guide everything from parameters to time, all done on its own global user network.
AmbuPower Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) Battery
First Line Technology
The AmbuPower Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) Battery is a self-contained, portable lithium ion battery. The silent, exhaust-free 1.25 kWhr generator replaces noisy gas generators. The AmbuPower is capable of charging from a vehicle alternator, solar panels or a standard electric wall plug, and features four standard power outlets, 2 USB ports, and a 12-volt charger port.
Junctional Emergency Treatment Tool
North American Rescue LLC
The Junctional Emergency Treatment Tool includes two easy twist pressure devices in a single tool, allowing for simultaneous occlusion of blood flow to both lower limbs (bilateral) with an easy-to-apply, preassembled, ready-to-use belt solution. The unique design allows for patient transport while the device is in place and includes a lanyard and toggle solution to ensure the windlass axle doesn’t loosen due to vibration or bumps during transport.
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