Every year,ÜJEMS showcases recently released products designed to help EMS providers do their jobs more efficiently and safely. This March, theÜJEMS product review team spent two days combing the exhibit hall at the 24th annual EMS Today Conference & Exposition in Baltimore. The team of seasoned field providers, educators and EMS procurement specialists met with 227 exhibitors, reviewing products recently introduced to our industry and asking about product design, rationale, function and practical application for prehospital medicine. These are the team's picks for the hottest new products unveiled within the previous six months.
Compression Data in Real Time
A new feature of the ZOLL AED Plus, Real CPR Help from ZOLL converts compression data instantaneously from the CPR-DÔpadz and provides an adaptive metronome to help the rescuer with the proper compression rate and depth. It also shows CPR compression depth on the display screen.
For more information, call 800/348-9011 or visitÜwww.zoll.com.
Fran Hildwine, BS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, is a paramedic lieutenant with Crozer Chester Medical Center in Delaware County, Pa. He's an adjunct faculty member at Delaware County Community College with more than 18 years' EMS experience. Fran is currently pursuing his MBA at Widener University. Contact him atÜfran100b@zoominternet.net.