Category Archives: EMS Technology

Top New Products at EMS Today Part 1

EMS Today 2012 in Baltimore last weekend was an astounding event. More than two dozen brand new products and companies were exhibiting. This was the 30th year of EMS Today, and maybe the best. In 1982, the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) … Continue reading

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New Disposable CPAP for EMS

There is an interesting new disposable CPAP type device. It is called the Rescuer from BLS Systems. It offers a combination of features we have not seen before. It is completely disposable and easy to use. Oxygen is supplied by … Continue reading

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Online EMT-P Refresher Class from Distance CME

This innovative system tracks student interactivity and therefore monitors attendance Online education in EMS is not a new thing. What makes the Distance CME online program stand out is that you can take your National 48-Hour Refresher using it. This … Continue reading

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The 10 coolest products at EMS World Expo 2011

Some of the hottest products at this year’s Expo fell into the categories of airway, breathing, and circulatory support. EMS World Expo 2011 was the best EMS industry trade-show this year. It introduced a number of exciting new products never … Continue reading

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How to Troubleshoot Any Medical Device

I’ve developed a simple system for how to troubleshoot almost any piece of medical equipment suspected as malfunctioning. It is a system for working through the list of potential problems in the order most likely to reveal the worst potential problems … Continue reading

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Software for EMS, the Future of Data Management

The impact of computers and the software that runs them touches every aspect of modern life. What amazes me the most about it is being able to remember a world in which they did not exist. I’m probably the last … Continue reading

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Video-Laryngoscopy in EMS

An emerging trend this year is the explosive growth of video-laryngoscopy. The buzz at this year’s ASA Conference in San Diego is that in 10 years we will all look back on the blade & handle visual laryngoscope as a … Continue reading

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