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Upgrade Your CPR Feedback
A directive from the American Heart Association will require feedback
on CPR quality in all courses that teach adult CPR. Laerdal has
developed a Little Anne QCPR Upgrade Kit for the popular manikin
used in CPR classes worldwide. The upgrade process is easy,
simply remove the chest skin, clean the inside surface and
attach the adhesive disc using the included template.
A new chest piece contains the electronics module for
Bluetooth connectivity and a new jaw assures the airway
opens as needed. The QCPR Instructor
app can be used to monitor ventilations,
compression rate, depth and release of
the performance of up to six students.
Stylish Equipment Security
We’re finally starting to take safety in the patient
compartment seriously. The days of placing a monitor
on a shelf and hoping or praying we won’t crash and the
equipment won’t become a flying projectile are numbered.
The Xtension Pro System from Technimount lets you attach a
platform to your Ferno or Stryker stretcher that can be used
to mount a variety of medical equipment from monitor/
defibrillators to ECMO hardware. Made from heavy-duty
aluminum with locking components easily identified by the
red aluminum, the Xtension Pro System is designed to hold
equipment under extreme G-forces.
Power: 2 AA batteries
Price: $50 through 12/31/17, then $69.99
Dimensions: 16 1/2" x 11 3/8" x 8 3/4"
Weight: 9. 14 lbs. (without device)
Price: Call for pricing
Lightweight Nitrous Oxide
For years, the only pain managed by EMS was cardiac chest pain. Today we’re
administering fentanyl like it was D50. With the opioid crisis making national
headlines, more people are starting to look at alternative solutions to opioid-based
pain management. One that’s been around for decades is making a comeback in
EMS. Nitrous oxide is a safe, 50/50 mix of nitrous oxide/oxygen that patients self-
administer through a handheld demand valve. Pain relief
starts within a few minutes of inhalation and is quickly
reversed by simply breathing room air. The Nitronox Field
Unit from Porter Instrument features a custom aluminum
nitrous oxide cylinder which mates precisely with the
blender/demand valve unit.
Dimensions: 14" x 10" x 7"
Price: Call for pricing