Realism Is Key For Casualty Simulation When Training

Being ready for a medical emergency is always important in any given setting. Trauma & casualty simulation when training, however, can be crucial for military and official personnel or even civilian training for high-risk settings such as a factory. Dealing with trauma emergencies can be much more efficient if people are knowledgeable and properly trained. […]

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The Kendrick Extrication Device

The KED or Kendrick Extrication Device, is an important tool that helps to remove a patient safely from a motor vehicle. The Kendrick Extrication Device stabilizes the victim’s head, back, shoulders and torso while immobilizing the patient’s ability to move the head, neck or spine. The Ferno K.E.D for example, is a versatile, improved means of […]

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EMS Video: How to fit a Cervical Collar

A Cervical Collar or a Neck Brace is an orthopedic collar that can help relieve pain, immobilize and realign the spine in the neck. The Cervical Collar supports the head and spinal cord of a patient after neck injuries and during the healing process. Below are videos demonstrating proper placement procedure for cervical collars. As […]

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Logrolling: Synchronized Immobilization

When victims suffer from a spinal injury, they need to be moved onto a stretcher without moving the spine or neck in any way so as to avoid further injury. To accomplish this, a technique called called “logrolling” is used. It usually takes three or more trained professionals to preform this maneuver in a safe […]

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Which Sunscreen is right for me and my family?

There are numerous sunblock and sunscreen lotions to choose from, raging from SPF 15 to SPF 85 or more. So which one should you rub on? Actually, skin professional tend to divide sunscreen lotions into two groups – the ones that are under SPF 50 and the ones that are above. The first category is […]

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