From the Battlefield to Our Streets
How combat medicine is revolutionizing civilian prehospital care
In 1996, a revolutionary concept occurred in military medicine. Until then, battlefield prehospital trauma care followed the same guidelines developed for the urban U.S. civilian environment. But following the October 3, 1993, Battle of Mogadishu1, the U.S. Special Operations Command sponsored a study to review how casualty care was conducted. The panel’s consensus: Conventional civilian medicine was not appropriate for optimizing casualty care within the tactical environment.
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Delphi EMT Emergency & Medical Pneumatic Tourniquet
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CricKit Surgical Crico-thyroidotomy Kit
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Rapid evacuation and transport of non-ambulatory casualties is just on of the areas where civilian EMS agencies can learn more from the U.S. military. (Photo AP/ John Moore)
Glide patient loads down stairs.
Tough, dependable bags.
Keeps you powered on every call.
Convert a Ferno Cot to a bariatric cot.
Versatility in confining environments.
Superior stability and safety.
Easier lifting and loading.
For Medtronic / Physio Control Life Pak 12 and 15.
Secure the Physio Control Lifepak 12.
Secure the Philips HeartStart MRx.
Secure the Zoll M Series.
Secure the Zoll E Series.
Allows efficient patient movement.
For extricating from confined spaces.
Innovative pediatric transport.
Secure transport for pediatric patients.
For pre-term neonates and larger infants.
Adjustable three-point harness system.
Accommodate the most modern supplies.
Designed for the highest quality.
Easy to handle stretcher.
Superior comfort and safety.
Maximum safety on stairs.
- Patient Safety
- Bringing The Hospital To The Patient
- Critical Factors in Enhancing Provider & Patient Safety
- Rethinking Ambulance Design & Response Time Standards
- Less Safe Than a U-Haul Trailer
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EMS Airway Clinic
Controlling compressible hemorrhage is the highest medical priority for improving survival in trauma cases. Now there is a new, simple and effective tool that will transform the way bleeding, particularly difficult-to-control bleeding, is managed in the field: the iTClamp50.