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Bleeding Control Kit Donation to New Orleans EMS

Posted by Nick Disparti on

Rescue Essentials, in partnership with New Orleans EMS and the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, has donated 10 Public Access Bleeding Control Kits to be placed into AED locations throughout the convention center. The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is the sixth largest convention center in the country hosting over 125 events every year bringing over half a million visitors to the building.

This donation was recently highlighted in the March issue of EMS World.

4th Save A Cop Tactical Medical Training

RESCUE ESSENTIALS, a Colorado based tactical medical supply and training company, is hosting the fourth annual Save-A-Cop Tactical Casualty Care Course in cooperation with the Community College of Aurora Colorado. This free training course is provided to fifty law enforcement officers from agencies across the front range of Colorado and will take place on the [...]

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BackCountry Survival

Being a Colorado based company this one is personal for us.Every year mishaps occur that result in individuals being stuck out in the backcountry overnight. Ski accidents, lost hikers, injured hunters. A lot of things can happen suddenly that result in you having to spend the night outdoors while waiting for search and rescue to [...]

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FDNY Adopts Slishman Traction Splint Use

The Fire Department of New York City recently approved the Slishman Traction Splint (STS) as their new standardized traction device. The STS will be carried on all FDNY ambulances and will be taught at the EMS Academy to all new E.M.T's and Paramedics. FDNY recently undertook a comprehensive year long review of all medical equipment  [...]

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New Bleeding Control Instructors Kit

Rescue Essentials, in cooperation with Luna Innovations, have created the new Bleeding Control Instructors Kit. This new kit has all the components needed to teach a wound packing bleeding control class straight out of the box. Utilizing Luna Innovations TrueClot Blood Simulant and Simulated Hemostatic Gauze instructors can demonstrate the use of advanced hemostatics in [...]

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TrueClot Trainer Update

Luna Innovations have recently updated their popular TrueClot Wound Packing Trainers. Based on direct customer feedback the trainers have been updated with improved external and internal wound anatomy. The Task Trainer now ships with 1 liter of Blood Simulant Concentrate and 5 packs of TruClot Simulated Hemostatic Gauze, a $140 dollar value free of charge. [...]

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New QuikLitter XL

Rescue Essentials is excited to announce the release of the new QuikLitter XL. A new addition to the highly successful QuikLitter line of disposable soft litters. The QuikLitter XL is larger, at 80” x 40”, has 14 grab handles for maximum weight distribution, and features an increased maximum load rating of 1000 pounds. Two integrated patient retention straps [...]

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Doctors Urge Americans to Learn Tourniquet Use

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2016/06/...DENVER — America’s doctors are recommending cops, firefighters and the general public be trained to use a highly effective and simple technique to stop bleeding caused by bullet wounds and other injuries — a method widely credited with saving lives on both battlefields and city streets.The decision by the American Medical Association comes days after [...]

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SAM Junctional Tourniquet Wins U.S. Army Award

SAM Medical is proud to share the news that the SAM Junctional Tourniquet has received the, “Greatest Innovation Award” for 2015, by the U.S. Army. This is a prestigious honor that serves to recognize the best in class for product innovation. The SAM Junctional Tourniquet was named the group category winner of the Army’s Major General Harold “Harry” Greene [...]

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NOLS 27 Considerations for a Wilderness First Aid Kit

Nice list from NOLS on items to consider when putting together your wilderness first aid kit. This is a great time of year to take out that kit and go through all your supplies to check contents and expiration dates. http://blog.nols.edu/2016/06/03/27-considerations-for-a-first-aid-kit/

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