Masimo Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeter.

Masimo Rad-57 Pulse Oximetry Solution

By Corinthian Dieter | May 3, 2022

The Masimo RAD-57 Pulse CO-Oximeter is a handheld device used as a noninvasive tool for continuous monitoring of oxygen saturation, perfusion index, total hemoglobin, PVI and carboxyhemoglobin. It’s designed for use on adult, pediatric and neonatal … Read More

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Ferno Pediatric Restraint System.

Ferno Pediatric Restraint Systems for Safe Emergency Transport

By Corinthian Dieter | Apr 4, 2022

In any emergency, safety comes first. Not only do EMS personnel need to remove the patient from the situation, but they should focus on proper patient handling. If neck or spinal trauma is possible, the patient … Read More

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Photo of a used PennCare ambulance that will be used in a converted ambulance project.

Converted Ambulances Offer Many Possibilities

By Corinthian Dieter | Apr 4, 2022

There’s a craze going around today (and for quite some time) that centers on industrious do-it-yourselfers converting sprinter vans and various other large commercial vehicles, like a school bus, into their own personal spaces for a … Read More

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The Flow-Safe II Disposable CPAP system.

Introduction to the Flow-Safe II Disposable CPAP System

By Corinthian Dieter | Mar 22, 2022

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is a great tool for airway management in pre-hospital settings. When a patient is unable to breathe, a CPAP system is critical in a life-saving emergency and resuscitation. CPAP machines are … Read More

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Penn Care Celebrates 35 Years in Business

By Corinthian Dieter | Mar 7, 2022

Our anniversary isn’t just about a celebration of our success. It’s a celebration of the trusted relationship we have built with our customers, dedicated staff, vendors, and the communities we serve. We would not be here … Read More

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Pediatric patient immobilized and transported on a stretcher.

The Keys to Safe Pediatric Patient Immobilization and Transport

By Corinthian Dieter | Mar 2, 2022

Spinal immobilization is one of the most common procedures performed in a prehospital setting. In recent years, emergency medical services (EMS) personnel and patients have benefitted from new research that provides more data on the appropriate … Read More

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A COVID-19 field hospital.

The Modern Field Hospital for Mass Casualty Events

By Corinthian Dieter | Mar 2, 2022

Military hospitals have existed since the Roman Empire, but the modern concept of a field hospital (i.e., a temporary structure serving as a mobile medical unit that takes care of casualties on-site) has only existed since … Read More

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Injured victim receiving support from an oxygen delivery system.

The Importance of Oxygen Delivery Systems in a Mass Casualty Situation

By Corinthian Dieter | Mar 2, 2022

In a mass casualty incident or significant chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or explosive event, the available oxygen supply may be depleted before healthcare providers can complete treatment. The reasons for the shortfall of oxygen administration devices … Read More

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Ambulance undergoing regular maintenance.

Ambulance Maintenance: A Complete Checklist

By Corinthian Dieter | Mar 1, 2022

Following your vehicle’s maintenance schedule as described in the owner’s manual is an essential part of keeping it running smoothly and safely. And, if that vehicle is an ambulance or emergency response vehicle, then scheduled maintenance … Read More

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Fully stocked bleeding control kit.

Top Seven Essential Components of A Bleeding Control Kit

By Corinthian Dieter | Feb 8, 2022

A bleeding control kit is a well-equipped collection of supplies that has been specifically customized for treating severe bleeding injuries. Bleeding control is a type of first aid that helps stop the bleed following a patient’s … Read More

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Patient with a spinal injury being immobilized.

EMS Immobilization Options for Spinal Injury Patients

By Corinthian Dieter | Feb 2, 2022

Trauma patients that present with potential spinal injuries deliver a unique set of challenges for emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and first responders when applying prehospital care. The most important factor, though, is keeping the victim immobilized … Read More

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Field triage products from Penn Care.

What Field Triage Products Do You Need For Effective Mass Casualty Management?

By Corinthian Dieter | Feb 2, 2022

Field triage is a critical aspect of a mass casualty event to determine the level of care each patient needs. Both medical directors and local leaders need to have a plan and a trauma system for … Read More

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