Category Archives: EMS

Ferno’s self-loading iN/X stretcher eases load on EMT’s

The iN/X is the first of its kind: a powered self-loading stretcher. Watching it being put through its paces at the Gathering of Eagles conference was astounding. Everyone in the room knew they were looking at the next big thing … Continue reading

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B2 Paramedic Helmet Review by Tom Little

I was asked to provide a review and evaluation of the B2 EMT-1 helmet.  When the helmet arrived it was packaged in a nicely constructed cardboard box with padding inside to protect helmet during shipment.  It was enclosed in nylon … Continue reading

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New McGrath MAC EMS

The new McGrath MAC EMS will be at EMS Today in Washington D.C. March 7th. It is an EMS optimized video-laryngoscope. It is visually distinguished by its Red color and supported by a team of EMS professionals. Several of the … Continue reading

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A Look Inside the Design

A Look Inside the Design of the B2 Paramedic Helmet Head protection for EMS based on safety science The new B2 Paramedic Helmet is purpose-built for EMS. It is lightweight and low profile for use in confined quarters. It protects … Continue reading

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Helen Gurley Brown’s Contribution to EMS

Helen Gurley Brown was the longtime editor of Cosmopolitan. She passed away this last year. One of the things she is known for is her love of Crisco as a skin cream. It was the one thing she always carried … Continue reading

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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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Using Red Lights & Siren Only When Parked

What would happen if we just stopped running hot? Would anybody needlessly die, or would fewer die? I wonder about it a lot. We already know what the consequence are of running lights and sirens every day; ambulance accidents, and … Continue reading

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