EMS agency proposes ambulance chase car

EMS-1 Products - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 08:00
The chase car would be available during a mass casualty event anywhere in the county; it could be provided to make up a BLS crew if all other avenues were exhausted
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UK research: 1 in 5 witnesses do not perform CPR on victims

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 09:04
Researchers found that cardiac arrest survival rates remain low in the U.K. due to the lack of knowledge and skills to perform CPR
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What EMS leaders, educators can learn from continuing education data

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:16
An analysis of 8.7 million CAPCE continuing education records show how and when paramedics and EMTs earn CE for state and National Registry recertification
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EMS credits WhatsApp with aiding in faster heart attack response

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:14
The messaging app is used to send diagnostic electrocardiograms directly to hospital cath labs
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Dallas officials reassure city that 911 problems are fixed

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:40
After two families claimed deaths due to 911 issues, Assistant Dallas Police Department Chief David Pughes said he is confident it will not happen again
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Pediatric population-specific disaster management

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:42
As we face more and different disasters, communities must consider the special needs of the pediatric portion that makes up one quarter of the population
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Ohio seeks technology ideas to solve national opioid crisis

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:49
Officials launched an $8 million effort to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis that has touched scores of families
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EMS agency debuts pink ambulance for Breast Cancer Awareness month

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:30
Sunstar Paramedics said they have personally been impacted by breast cancer after losing an employee to the disease years ago
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FirstNet applications for EMS connectivity, situational awareness

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:46
FirstNet, the nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety, is ahead of schedule, under budget and poised to change the practice of EMS
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Whelen Engineering introduces SurfaceMax™ series Super-LED® lightheads

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:32
CHESTER, Conn. — Whelen's SurfaceMax Series features the versatility and performance of the Hundred Series, with a full-fill optic and all-new patented mounting technology, providing easy installation and a clean look. The SurfaceMax Series mounts to a variety of applications and is available in Warning, Brake/Tail/Turn, and Turn Arrow models. Features SurfaceMax lightheads are Rated IP67 for ...
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What are the benefits, risks of binding a pelvic fracture?

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:58
World Trauma Symposium speaker describes pelvic fracture anatomy, pathophysiology and evidence for reducing bleeding and improving patient survival with a pelvic splint
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Whelen Engineering introduces SurfaceMax lightheads

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:31
The SurfaceMax Series lightheads are compatible with the Scan-Lock app for Apple and Android devices
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Verathon launches portable handheld video laryngoscope system

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:29
GlideScope Go is designed to provide clear airway views in a wide variety of settings
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H&H Medical introduces the H*VENT vented chest dressing

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:26
The six-port design allows for multidirectional drainage toward gravity, allowing patients to be transported on their side
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H&H Medical announces acquisition of rights to SWAT-T tourniquet

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:23
The SWAT-T includes an elastic design to give the product the ability to treat a variety of injuries
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EMS1 Acquires EVALS to Expand Training Management Capabilities in Emergency Medical Services and Beyond

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:00
Combination extends the EMS1 Academy LMS platform and content library with the leading tool for in-person skills development and tracking Tuesday, October 17, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO — EMS1, one of the leading websites serving the emergency medical services community, and Praetorian Digital, EMS1's parent company, today announced it has acquired EVALS, the leader in tracking skills development ...
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Top EMS Game Changers – #1: Cellphones

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 09:16
Mobile phones changed day-to-day EMS operations more than any medical device or innovation
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H&H Medical introduces the H*VENT Vented Chest Dressing

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 04:00
Product expands world leading chest seal line WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — H&H Medical Corporation, a leading provider of emergency trauma products, is proud to announce the introduction of our newest product in our chest seal line, the H*VENT vented chest dressing. Open chest wounds that develop into a tension pneumothorax, commonly referred as a sucking chest wound, can be life threatening if not ...
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KARL STORZ to exhibit video laryngoscope at EMS World Booth #1025

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:43
LAS VEGAS — Plan to visit us at EMS World Booth #1025 to test drive the latest airway management products from KARL STORZ. We will showcase the latest additions to the most comprehensive airway management devices for the pre-hospital market, including our C-MAC® S Single-use video laryngoscope for adults, pediatrics and neonates; as well as our re-useable blades. The C-MAC® platform can ...
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Genlantis introduces FirstResponder Sterilizer product to help EMTs and paramedics

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:13
Genlantis – a BioTech Company has a revolutionary product tailored just for you. Download this eBook to learn more about the FirstResponder Sterilizer. SAN DIEGO — The FirstResponder® Sterilizer is one of a kind as it can be used to sterilize spaces and vehicles from infestations that might lead to severe infections. Such infections can also often lead to lifelong medical conditions ...
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