Gear And Gadgets
Whether itÌs for the pliers, saw, knife, screwdriver or another of the 19 tools, the new Super Tool 300 from Leatherman will be as popular with borrowers as it is with owners. Stainless steel has been added to beef up key areas, making for the strongest Leatherman yet
As the nation battles the obesity crisis, ambulance crews are trying to improve how they transport extremely heavy patients, who become significantly more difficult to move as they surpass 350 pounds.
EMS units have been treating CO poisonings and unknowingly exposing themselves to CO for years. The ToxiRAE3 CO Monitor from RAE Systems is an easy to use, single-gas monitor that can be quickly attached to a first-in bag to monitor the atmosphere.
Using hypothermia to slow a stroke patientÌs metabolism and allow the body to heal itself seems almost too simple. The Hypothermic Emergency Kit from MedIcePax makes it even easier.
The 8 Rescue Hook/Strap Cutter from Benchmade has a black powder coat finish, an O wrench and a black MOLLE compatible soft sheath. The deviceÌs sharp hook can cut through multiple layers of clothing in a single pass.
"What we're doing today is planning for an emergency we hope to never have," said Leanne Vreeland, who works in safety and emergency management at St. Patrick Hospital.
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A rush-hour fire in Moscow's subway on Wednesday injured dozens of people, forced the evacuation of thousands of commuters and closed parts of the network, authorities said.
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VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
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Leg access using the EZ-IO.
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