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Product Review: Trauma Team for the Nintendo Wii

This is a guest product review by Sarah Leonard of Nursing Degrees. If you want to guest post or review on this blog,¬†check out the guidelines here. Trauma Team Takes Franchise to the Next Level Atlus Games has revived its long-running Trauma Center brand with the recent release of the new and improved Trauma Team […]

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Product Review: ML Kishigo High Vis Vest 400PSV Series

Roadside safety is an integral part of traffic incident management. Having and using the correct high visibility outerwear is important for EMS professionals during EMS Week and anytime of year. This video discusses some of the features of the ML Kishigo High Visibility Vest from their 400PSV Series. (If you can’t see the video click […]

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Product Review: the Pocket BVM from PerSys Medical

The Pocket BVM from PerSys Medical is a remarkable product that packages a collapsible BVM with a mask into a container that is not much larger than a pocket mask container. To me it is an exciting product because it solves several important problems. 1. Compact Size. The BVM is the single largest piece of […]

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Product Review: Poly-Lingo Translation Software

Multi-Language Prompter I had the opportunity to use a trial version of the Poly-Lingo Translation software recently. Poly-Lingo is a “multi-language prompter program designed to remove language barriers and improve patient care.” I used a laptop version that was installed on my local drive from a CD-ROM. Poly-Lingo was developed by Firefighter/Paramedic Ken Kelly. Features […]

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Product Review: Elite Force 8.0 WPI Field Boots

Everyday EMS Tips readers: Magnum Boots USA has given me a pair of boots to giveaway. Make sure you read to the end of the post for details on how to enter through Twitter or by leaving a comment with this post. Elite Force 8.0 WPI Boots Boots are an essential piece of equipment for […]

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Product Review: Vertx Tactical Pants

I have always been partial to comfortable pants. I eschewed denim some time ago for pants that are functional, roomy, soft, and fit me instead of me fitting into them. Six weeks ago Vertx – makers of clothing for the operational athlete – sent me a pair of their men’s tactical pants to trial and […]

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Boots More High Tech than My Car

I have a lot of tech stuff – multiple computers, a couple of iPods, a blackberry, and even a Kindle. But I drive a 1996 Subaru Legacy Wagon that I am attempting to drive to the moon (212,000 miles on the odometer with ~28,000 to go). The car does have cruise, power windows, a working […]

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Product Review: Rapid Cardiac Arrhythmia Tool

Would you like your EMS product, service, book, or event reviewed for EverydayEMSTips readers? View our¬†product review guidelines. When I first learned to read ECGs (aka EKGs) I tried to collect a set of strips from a monitor connected to a rhythm generator. I quickly had an envelope stuffed with strips that had been folded, […]

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Product Review: Act+Fast Anti-Choking Trainer

With a sharp inward and upward thrust – just like I have been teaching for nearly ten-years, but have never actually done – the foreign body ejected from the “airway” and flew about five feet across the room. I had just relieved the obstruction – a small foam plug – from the Act+Fast Anti-Choking Trainer […]

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How to Write a iPhone App Review

One of our goals at Everyday EMS Tips is to become the best location for EMS professionals to learn out about the best apps for Smartphones (iPhone, Droid, Blackberry). If you are using an app that you think is essential for EMS students or EMS professionals email me a review and I will share it […]