Cardiac/Monitors Showcase

Cardiac/Monitors Showcase

Article Aug 31, 2005

Ambu Blue Sensor ECG Electrode

Ambu’s Blue Sensor ECG Electrode’s off-set design allows for superior signal quality. Blue Sensor has been developed in close cooperation with the medical community to meet those specialized requirements for EMS, by giving a fast, accurate and reliable trace in every application. Blue Sensor’s offset connector allows for less artifact and perfect signal quality; its foam backing material molds to the patient’s body adding comfort; aggressive adhesion helps stick to all types of patients with no signal disruption. Call 800/262-8462.

Samaritan PAD Celebrates Anniversary

Heartsine Technologies is celebrating its one-year anniversary of the Samaritan PAD. Introduced one year ago, this small, rugged easy-to-use defibrillator is perfect for public access programs. A unique, illuminating graphic display, clear audible prompts and simple two-button operation makes using the Samaritan PAD easy for even the most infrequent users. To help reduce the cost of ownership, and to make maintaining the disposable components easy, Heartsine has combined the battery and pads together in one unique and inexpensive “Pad-Pak.” Call 866/HRT-SINE, or visit

Actar D-fib Manikin

Armstrong Medical presents the easy and affordable Actar D-fib manikin for CPR and AED training. Enjoy all the great qualities of the Actar 911, but now with added CPR features and brand new AED training capabilities. The Actar D-fib still gives you the real manikin per student.The new Actar D-fib’s CPR training features include jaw thrust, abdominal thrust, head tilt with closeable airway, realistic chest compressions and all necessary landmarks. The Actar D-fib is compatible with all training electrodes. Electrodes don’t interfere with chest compressions and can be easily removed. Call 800/323-4220, or visit

AED?Services Opportunity

Enhance your income and establish yourself as the local resource for AED implementation. Become a MEDIC OneSource Distributor and enter the growing defibrillator services market. Offer turn-key regulatory safety and AED implementation programs. Sell defibrillators and oxygen equipment, with no inventory requirements. MEDIC FIRST AID provides you with the tools to maximize your business opportunities, allowing you to focus on preparing companies for medical emergencies. Visit, or call 800/326-0171.

Easy-to-Use HeartStart Defibrillator

Philips’ HeartStart FRx defibrillator is designed to be easy-to-use, rugged and reliable. FRx features Philips’ patented SMART Biphasic waveform and SMART Analysis to assess the victim’s heart rhythm and deliver a shock only if a shockable rhythm is detected—even if the shock button is pressed. Voice commands and descriptive visual icons guide the user through every step, including CPR. SMART Pads II enable the FRx to keep pace, automatically adjusting to the user’s actions. Call 800/453-6860, or visit

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Interactive ECG?Simulator

Using the Interactive ECG Simulator from Nasco, defibrillation shock can be delivered through a manikin or simulator. Operation of defibrillator/external pacer can be practiced without manikin. Adapters connect the defibrillator/external pacer to the simulator. Built-in circuitries allow defibrillation and pace directly into the simulator and observe ECG rhythms through the PADS connector. Simulator has a convert feature. Another rhythm can be selected to run immediately after defibrillator discharge. Pacing can be done on any manufacturer’s defibrillator. Call 800/558-9595, or visit

SoftPac Provides Supplemental Oxygen

The Life Corporation’s Emergency Oxygen SoftPac is an ideal lightweight portable AED companion that provides supplemental oxygen to a breathing victim before the onset of fibrillation; oxygen-enriched CPR to a non-breathing victim; or continued supplemental oxygen after successful defibrillation. It weighs only six lbs. and features a constant-reading supply gauge visible through a clear window, as well as a shoulder strap and foam handle for easy carrying. Refillable without a prescription, the SoftPac provides a 40-minute supply of oxygen at 6-lpm fixed-flow, 6- and 12-lpm for 100% inspired oxygen, and 0–25-lpm variable flow for EMTs. Call 800/700-0202, or visit

ZOLL?Launches E Series Defibrillator

ZOLL Medical Corporation recently launched the new E Series defibrillator designed specifically for EMS. The E Series features a suitcase-style design, protective roll cage, EasyRead Tri-Mode Display, built-in GPS clock, Rapid Cable Deployment System and optional Bluetooth functionality. The E Series can easily transfer patient and clinical data to ZOLL’s RescueNet field data collection solutions. Call 800/804-4356, or visit

New Jersey Orders 1,600+ Defibtech AEDs

New Jersey has ordered 1,682 Defibtech AEDs for statewide deployment from LifeSavers, Inc., an authorized distributor for the global AED manufacturer. Defibtech officials said the order represents one of the largest public access AED deployments on record. Over the past two years, Defibtech AEDs have been chosen by a growing number of states including Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, New Jersey, New Mexico and Utah, with more than 4,000 Defibtech AEDs sold to those states by LifeSavers, Inc. Call 866/DEFIB-4-U, or visit

Portable Capnograph/Oximeter

CAS Medical Systems, Inc., offers a capnography/oximeter combining Masimo SET pulse oximetry and Oridion Microstream EtCO2 technology—the CAS 750C. The 750C combines, SpO2, EtCO2 and NIBP, ideal for emergency medical responders. A compact, mobile unit at 4.4 lbs., the 750C can operate on emergency vehicle power, direct AC or battery. Large digits, brightness control, color-coded fields and direct function keys facilitate operation and access to information. Access to information is available for up to 24 hours and can be printed to an optional infrared printer. Call 800/227-4414, or visit

Great Cardiac Care Starts With Good CPR

This new manikin from Simulaids offers the instructor a unit with which they may teach the procedure of lifting the jaw, as in the case of suspected cervical spine injury. Based upon the best-selling Brad manikin, the new unit incorporates the same cross-contamination limiters: a non-rebreathing, one-way valve in the airway that keeps contaminants from reaching the rescuer performing ventilations, along with the individual face piece for each student. With the chin lowered onto the chest, no respirations can be administered. Lifting the jaw opens the airway for adequate rescue breathing application. Call 800/431-4310, or visit

Instructors Sought

Emergency First Response is among the fastest-growing international CPR, AED and first aid training organizations. Its instructors train lay rescuers to provide care in emergency situations until professional help arrives. By becoming an Emergency First Response instructor, you can train lay rescuers in lifesaving techniques and supplement your income in the process. Courses are flexible to accommodate scheduling needs, and can be taught in any combination. Call 800/337-1864, ext. 2423, or visit

Airway Bridge Helps Maintain Open Airway

Proper airway positioning is essential when it comes to CPR and advanced life support techniques. The Airway Bridge from Bound Tree Medical is designed to help rescuers quickly establish and maintain a continuously open airway. It is easy to use and flexible enough to accommodate a variety of patient sizes. With the Airway Bridge, you can focus more attention on time-critical lifesaving procedures. Call 800/533-0523, or visit

Full-Line Distributor

TECH+MED INDUSTRIES, founded in 1992, is a full-line distributor of supplies and equipment, both new and remanufactured. The company represents over 450 different manufacturers. TECH+MED has a full-service biomedical department certified and trained by over 20 manufacturers. The company is registered with the FDA as a remanufacturer of defibrillation and IV equipment. Call TECH+MED at 800/788-6554 or visit

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