From the Editor June 2011
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Thermal imagers detect and display body heat.
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The tool—a RYOBI infrared temperature gun.
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A 34˚ F reading obtained from glass of ice cubes.
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Hawaiian Punch at room temperature: 67˚ F.
The same Hawaiian Punch in an empty glass:
68˚ F reading.
The contents immediately after ice is added:
62˚ F (6º temperature drop).
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Hawaiian Punch after 15 min. on ice: 46˚ F (23˚temperature drop).
Hawaiian Punch after 20 min. on ice: 33˚F (35˚temperature drop).
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Toby’s initial reading: 81˚ F.
A towel is soaked with cold water to cool Toby.
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Toby’s head cooled by the application of a wet towel.
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Toby’s temp, taken at the same location: 70˚ F after just one minute of cooling (11˚ temp drop).
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Infrared beam shot into adult ear: 97˚ F reading.
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Reading after head & neck cooled by wet towel: 87˚ F (10˚ temperature drop).
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Nasal passage serves as good site for infrared temperature reading.
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Reading obtained from the oropharynx: 94˚ F. Tip: Shoot the temp before subjects ingest fluids.
The E-Surge Kit™ is conveniently packaged for Emergency Backup Ventilator Surge and Response.
For major ventilator emergencies.
The VAR™ is a unique single patient use, disposable resuscitator for patients weighing 10 kg and above.
The VAR-Monitor designed specifically to monitor any non-cycling condition of all the current VAR models, and is easy to set up and use.
Monitors cycling conditions of resuscitators.
New and improved!
The Ambulance Leadership Forum and a Yorkshire Ambulance... More >
- Culture of Safety Draft Document
- Video: Demanding Safety
- Video: Factors of Risk
- Video: Integrated EMS
- Rural Example of Community Medicine
EMS Airway Clinic