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december 2011
Classroom Product Lab EMS News Events BoundTree.com {issue 1211}
Monthly Focus
Trauma
”Someone's been shot”: An EMS case study
By James J Augustine

”The crew heard a 'Pop, pop, pop' nearby, and knew it wasn�t just a car backfiring. The dispatch was for ”someone shot,” and they were two blocks away. Law enforcement worked quickly to secure the area, and asked that EMS approach quickly. A young man was on the ground, unconscious. He was warm. There was no blood. A rapid assessment found multiple wounds in his chest, and he would respond to painful stimuli. He had a weak pulse, and agonal respirations.”

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 IN THE FIELD
 Thermal Angel helps flight nurse with trauma patient

”When we received the trauma patient, her core temperature was 94°F. We applied several warm blankets, turned up the heater and used the Thermal Angel. We were with the patient a total of 45 minutes and when we turned care over to the receiving facility, her core temperature was up to 98°F. That's amazing!”

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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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Thermal Angel Overview

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.
 
 
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SAM® Chest Seal

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


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.


FAST1® Intraosseous Infusion System

The FAST1 Sternal IO provides an emergency route to administer fluids or medication to a patient when intravenous access cannot be obtained.

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