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AEDs for First Responders

AEDs for First Responders

  Why Choosing the Right Unit is Crucial In the world of emergency response, timing is everything. Saving lives hinges on rapid and effective intervention, especially when it comes to sudden cardiac arrest. SCA can strike anyone, from infants to the elderly, and the difference between life and death often depends on quick, well-coordinated actions. […]

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Putting the “E” back in EMS: Paramedics Respond to Abuse of the 911 System

Putting the “E” back in EMS: Paramedics Respond to Abuse of the 911 System

  INTRODUCTION Over the Summer, we put out an open survey to the EMS community, asking for feedback about difficulties facing paramedics’ daily lives and their experience with abuse of the 911 emergency system via non-emergency transports. We asked First Responders to propose specific, directed solutions that could build awareness and begin to bring around […]

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Patient Lifting: Residential or Assisted Care Settings

Patient Lifting: Residential or Assisted Care Settings

  Lifting up Residential Care: Patient Lifts in Assisted Care Settings Gary Candela from First Res joins us today to demonstrate the application of the Patient Assist Lift (PAL) Strap, a simple harness designed to lift fallen patients. The PAL Strap has been adopted by many first responders who respond to patient lift calls, such […]

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A Rugged AED For Rugged Environments

A Rugged AED For Rugged Environments

  There’s no denying Ambulance Services and First Responders work tirelessly to save lives at all hours of the day. They meet patients wherever they are and provide life-saving medical care while transporting them to the hospital. Medical professionals require rugged and reliable equipment to stand against the varying conditions in which responders find themselves. […]

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Shedding Light On Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Shedding Light On Sudden Cardiac Arrest

  Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) contributes to a silent but deadly epidemic that claims countless lives every year. Unlike a heart attack caused by a blocked artery, cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops beating due to an irregular heart rhythm. Without immediate intervention, cardiac arrest can be fatal within minutes. Despite their lethal nature, […]

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IV Pump Buyers Tips W/ Jon Abernathy

IV Pump Buyers Tips W/ Jon Abernathy

  There’s a lot to consider when selecting an infusion pump. To help guide the search process, Jon Abernathy speaks on five things to consider when purchasing one of these life-saving devices. 1- Accuracy The first reason you’re getting an infusion pump is because a precise dosage is needed at a precise time. You need […]

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6 Myths About AEDs – W/ Jon Abernathy

6 Myths About AEDs – W/ Jon Abernathy

  Jon Abernathy talks with us today to debunk six common myths about AEDs: Myth #1- AEDs Are For Medical Professionals This myth suggests that only trained medical professionals can use AEDs. However, the reality is that AEDs are designed for everyone, including bystanders without medical training. By following the device’s prompts, anyone can effectively […]

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The Importance of Regular Maintenance

The Importance of Regular Maintenance

  At Master Medical Equipment, we recognize that your equipment is your lifeline as an EMS agency or first responder. You rely on it in emergencies to save lives and provide the best possible care to your patients. But what happens when that equipment isn’t calibrated right or hasn’t been maintained properly? The consequences can […]

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GE V Scan Air Overview

GE V Scan Air Overview

  What’s in The Box? We’ll start the overview by unboxing the device and reviewing the specific features the VScan offers. The device comes out of the box with a magnetic case that holds the device inside. The VScan Air has a wireless charging pad and some paperwork outlining the device’s contents. The case has […]

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Purchasing Points: Suction Units

Purchasing Points: Suction Units

  At Master Medical Equipment, we believe in giving you the tools to make the best choices. We want to equip you with knowledge of all the choices and options you have at your disposal as a consumer. What is the purpose of Suction Units? The overarching goal of suction in EMS is to mitigate […]

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