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Hartwell Medical—Simply Better Vacuum Splints


As a supplier of emergency medical devices to EMS teams around the globe for over 30 years, we’ve learned about the utilization of our products in emergency trauma. When we consider sports medicine environments, some games are more prone to lower extremities; ankle, foot, and knee. At the same time, others necessitate upper extremities with shoulder, arm, and much more. Add neck, hip, or pelvis injuries into the mix, and you have a relatively large assortment of potential needs. When considering the stabilization and immobilization of an injury site, and based on human anatomy, Hartwell Medical extremity splints come in [...]

Hartwell Medical—Simply Better Vacuum Splints2023-09-25T15:22:20+00:00

Hartwell Medical Products Supporting The AlpineStars Mobile Medical Unit


CombiCarrierII and EVAC-U-SPLINT Products—They Just Work Better. During the 2023 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships and Monster Energy Supercross Series, held as part of the World SX Series in the United States, the Alpinestars Mobile Medical team will ensure the riders' safety in the event of an injury. Leading this effort is Dr. John "Doc" Bodnar, along with Lead Physicians Dr. Paul Reiman and Dr. Christopher Alexander, accompanied by a highly skilled team of emergency and trauma support personnel. Their on-track support is facilitated by two specially designed Kawasaki Mules, equipped to provide prompt and secure patient care and transportation [...]

Hartwell Medical Products Supporting The AlpineStars Mobile Medical Unit2023-05-31T18:04:43+00:00

BriteView® Color-Coded Disposable LED Laryngoscope Blades


Designed by EMS professionals with real-life street experience. The affordable, always reliable BriteView® Disposable Laryngoscope blade provides a no flex blade, a bright LED light, and is color-coded for instant size recognition, saving valuable time on-scene. Stainless steel construction means you do not have to compromise strength and reliability for the maintenance-free benefits of a single patient use LED laryngoscope blade. The unique color-coded ball-bearing heel makes it a snap to select the correct size blade for the job at hand. The blade sizes are also etched on the side of the blade in a large format for easy selection [...]

BriteView® Color-Coded Disposable LED Laryngoscope Blades2021-09-22T23:21:43+00:00

BioHoop® — How to keep a vomit comet under control


BioHoop® — The Made in USA BioHoop is a versatile and leak-proof bag that solves your waste containment needs and much, much more. Featuring the largest opening of any compact collection bag, the BioHoop makes your job easier and reduces your clean-up time. Some innovative features include a semi-rigid rim keeping the bag wide open while providing a large target for the patient. The BioHoop is sized at 8" x 13-3/4" deep and holds up to 3 liters. The BioHoop includes long, protective cuffs on each side that protect your hands from fluids. A cinchable strap allows instant closure with [...]

BioHoop® — How to keep a vomit comet under control2023-02-07T22:46:11+00:00

FASPLINT Semi Disposable Vacuum Splint


The Hartwell Medical FASPLINT® uses vacuum technology just like our EVAC-U-SPLINT® extremity splints. From dislocated shoulders to angulated wrist fractures, simply place it around the injured area, evacuate the air, and you're done! If equipment retrieval is a factor facing your department, then the FASPLINT is ideal. With as little as six uses before being discarded, the cost is less than $4.95 per use for the medium-size FASPLINT. In addition to extremity splinting, the FASPLINT can function as a great pediatric immobilizer. A medium size FASPLINT can be formed into a full body vacuum splint for an infant. A large [...]

FASPLINT Semi Disposable Vacuum Splint2023-02-07T22:29:51+00:00

CombiCarrierII Versus Knockoff Scoop Stretcher Extrication Board


Beware of Cheap Immitations The CombiCarrierII® functions as a scoop-type stretcher minimizing patient movement with no logrolling required and also serves as an improved extrication board during vehicle extrication situations. The CombiCarrierII meets the latest Spinal Motion Restriction protocols providing optimal patient handling in the most extreme environments including water rescue.  The concave patient surface limits lateral movement of the victim providing more secure stabilization. The split-litter design also allows for easy removal once the patient is on the ambulance cot or delivered to the emergency department. Built to take a beating, many of the original units are still in operation with [...]

CombiCarrierII Versus Knockoff Scoop Stretcher Extrication Board2022-02-17T18:52:26+00:00
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