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september 2011
Classroom Product Lab EMS News Events BoundTree.com {issue 0911}
Monthly Focus
Trauma
The Basics of Cervical Stabilization
By Art Hsieh

�EMS medical equipment has come a long way since the 1970s� Over the years, cervical collars have evolved from simple soft, foam-filled devices to more rigid, complex devices that, when properly sized and fitted, can go a long way toward minimizing inadvertent movement of the cervical spine. The key principle to remember is that they must be sized correctly and fitted properly in order to work.�

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 IN THE FIELD
 Thermal Angel aids rescue efforts in rural Alaska

�A man was found by Search and Rescue with no hat, gloves and he was unresponsive. The patient was immediately airlifted to arrive in my ER, with a pulse of 15, and no sensible respirations. His face had frostbite, his abdomen firm and immobile, with both arms rigid to the shoulders. His core temperature was in the mid seventies (�F).�

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Bound Tree University is dedicated to the education and interests of First Responders, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and Paramedics. All online courses are free and fully accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).

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CT-EMS Carbon Traction Leg Splint

The FareTec CT-EMS Carbon Traction Leg Splint offers corrosion resistance, temperature stability, superior yield strength and a superior strength-to-weight ratio. The 4:1 pulley traction system allows for a micro adjustment to generate a precise amount of traction.
 
 
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Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer

The Thermal Angel is a lightweight, battery-powered blood and IV fluid warmer that serves as a single point of heated infusion from first patient contact through the entire continuum of care.


SAM Chest Seal

The SAM Chest Seal is a self-adherent occlusive dressing designed for treating open chest wounds.


FareTec CT-EMS

The FareTec CT-EMS Carbon Traction Leg Splint in reflective orange offers corrosion resistance, temperature stability, superior yield strength and a superior strength-to-weight ratio.

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