Gear And Gadgets
Columbia River Knife and Tool have introduced a more pocket-friendly version of their Zilla-Tool, named Zilla-Tool Jr. ItÌs smaller but remains a fully functional stainless-steel multi-tool.
The disposable Blood Pressure Cuff Barrier from TIDI Products offers a convenient way to keep your cuffs clean and minimize the risk of transmitting infections.
Getting your flashlight to sufficiently illuminate what you need to see can be a challenge. The Scout Tac-Safety Utility Light from Foxfury solves this problem with its unique design.
Bag-valve mask (BVM) ventilation is one of the most basic and, at times, most difficult EMS skills. The ability to maintain an open airway with proper head-tilt/chin-lift with one hand, while you squeeze the bag to ventilate the patient with the other, often becomes an issue of technique as well as hand size.
Keeping track of vital signs for one patient isnÌt too difficult. Keeping track of vital signs for several patients at the same incident can be quite a task. Vital Note from Paramed Systems lets you keep vital signs with each patient.
Cairns now offers the HP3 Commando Helmet, a good-looking piece of gear, certified for firefighting and able to be worn with SCBA. Its low-profile, no-brim design provides easier access at rescue scenes and in confined spaces.
The Silvertowne Mint is now producing EMS Coins that can be used as a fund_raiser, given to staff and supporters, or used as Ïchallenge moneyÓ for off-duty ÏbeverageÓ games.
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