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German-Engineered EMS Bag
Manufacturing EMS bags isn’t easy. Our needs are as specific as they
are varied. And that’s the problem for manufacturers. What we carry
is very specific as to its size, weight and protection requirements and it
has a great deal of variation depending on which vendor we purchase
our supplies from. Are drugs in ampules, vials, prefilled syringes or
Bristoject? Does your bag-valve mask collapse for a smaller storage
footprint? Do you carry 1,000 mL or 500 mL IV bags? These are some of
the choices we make that EMS bag vendors have
to account for in their design process. The new
Dresden EMS Bag from Pax takes many of these
variables into account and the result is a brilliant
example of German engineering and design.
The internal compartments are variable in size,
internal pockets are color coded, and the external
fabric resists fluids for ease of cleaning.
Broadband for the Road
Communication technology developments in the late 1960s were key to allowing pioneering paramedics
to becomes the eyes and ears of emergency physicians in the field. We’ve come a long way from the
barely portable boxes that could transmit an ECG as well as voice. Today’s ambulances and EMS vehicles
have the ability to be tracked in real time, communicate via secure text message and transmit real-time
video from the patient compartment to the receiving facility. The new AirLink MP70 LTE Vehicle Router
from Sierra Wireless features up to 300 Mbps downlink speeds over
LTE-Advanced, and up to 1. 3 Gbps over 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Gigabit
4-port Ethernet. The AirLink MP70 can host up to 128 simultaneous
Wi-Fi clients, and connect multiple applications in and around
the vehicle, including laptops, DVRs and tablets, in addition to
providing live video streaming, and rapid and secure access to
remote databases. GPS functionality tracks satellites on multiple
networks, allowing accurate reception and position fixing in areas of
traditionally poor coverage.
Dimensions: 7. 5" x 1.75" x 4. 1"
Weight: 1. 68 lbs.
Voltage: 7–36 V
Operating Temp: - 22°F to 158°F
Price: Call for price
Dimensions: 15. 7" x 24. 4" x 15. 7"
Weight: 6. 3 lbs.
Volume: 421 cu in
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O Say Can You See … That Hard-to-See Vein?
Seasoned paramedics excel at gaining IV access on the sickest patients, in the worst conditions and often
in a moving ambulance. Attaining that expertise takes practice and persistence—with
a bit of patient discomfort along the way. The new Paramedic Vein
Glasses from O2Amp are an ingenious way to improve
your IV access skills. They’re designed by
Cal Tech and Princeton scientists to enhance
visibility of veins even under adipose
tissue—and they really do work! The Vein
Glasses are best used in bright sunlight at
first so you can notice the difference with the glasses
and without. Once you see the difference you can then
use them with a bright flashlight and have nearly the
same visibility. They won’t work if you’re color blind. In that
instance you’ll want to try the Oxy-Iso glasses.
Size: One size
Prescription available: Yes