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Masimo demonstrated it’s new iSpO2 Pulse Oximeter at CES, the big Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It’ may be your standard pulse oximeter, but it comes with a twist: a 30-pin dock connector and measurement app for use with any non-Lightning iOS devices.

Stig Åvall Severinsen, creator of Breatheology and world-record champion of the longest underwater breath hold (22 minutes!) lent a hand (or a finger) to Mike Drummond from Masimo to demonstrate the new device. By holding his breath, Stig can pretty much manually drop his heart rate. The data can be seen prominently on the iPad next to them.

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Ferno & Bryan Fass provide tips on wellness & injury prevention delivered from an EMS perspective   » » » 
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KMGH ABC Denver

Aug. 19, 2012. 07:24 PM EST

In northern Colorado, a technique used by law enforcement to make neighborhoods safer is now being used to lower health care costs. Some people are more likely to make serious emergency room visits due to complicated medical conditions. Professionals help them manage their health better. In this way, emergency room visits & costs are reduced.

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See Bryan’s previous article on the importance of EMT fitness.

Bryan Fass is one of the foremost experts on public safety injury prevention, wellness, fitness, patient handling ergonomics & injury analysis screenings. He is a highly regarded author, speaker and consultant. Bryan and the Fit Responder Programs he developed are being utilized to decrease workers compensation costs, reduce overexertion injury, reduce loss and field healthy-fit employees. State associations, municipalities, local government, corporations & industry have all benefited from the direction and credibility Bryan brings with the Fit Responder program.

As a Clinician with over 15 years of rehabilitation and human performance experience and as a Paramedic, he looks at the human body with a perspective that few possess. With the credibility to “get through” to employees since he has been there, he is able to change behaviors and that leads to injury reduction. Visit www.fitresponder.com for more information.

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