Medical

The only glucose meter technology with no known clinical interferences

StatStrip® Xpress®2 Glucose/Ketone meters offer simple, fast and accurate testing in the field. Abnormal glucose levels are frequently encountered in ambulance patients, and critically ill patients regularly exhibit confounding factors such as abnormal haematocrit levels and complex drug regimens that can cause glucose meter inaccuracy. StatStrip Glucose patented technology automatically measures and corrects for these… Read more »

Stop the bleed – how better access to bleed kits can help emergency responders save more lives

The UK Government has released data highlighting that over 41,000 knife crime offences occurred in 2020-21, of which 224 were homicides1. A penetrating injury from a knife can often lead to major bleeding, with haemorrhage being cited as the leading cause of death following a stabbing. This statistic emphasises the need for the public to… Read more »

Contechs Medical launches culturally appropriate PPE for medical and care professionals

Contechs Medical, a division of the leading automotive design, engineering, and recruitment specialists Contechs, has developed a new range of culturally appropriate PPE headwear to help the UK’s medical and care professionals combat against the COVID-19 pandemic. Branded HairTech, the products are designed to allow people of all cultures and religions to feel comfortable while… Read more »

Shield your smile with the new IIR medical grade clear panel facemask

Smile Shield has a see-through panel to aid communication and is one of the only facemasks of its kind to offer IIR grade medical protection, including over 98% bacterial filtration efficiency, breathability, is splash proof and hypoallergenic.1 Smile Shield is a British invention, created by two founders Jennifer Soboslay and Lisa Qiao. Jennifer and Lisa… Read more »

Self-administered inhaled painkiller shows superiority in prehospital setting

A new study has revealed an inhaled analgesic recently introduced to the UK is the most effective form of severe pain relief in the prehospital setting following traumatic injury, in terms of speed of pain reduction.1 Treatment during the first hour after trauma is vital to improve patient survival and good analgesia can result in… Read more »

Life-saving boost for communities to improve cardiac arrest survival rates

Thirty-three life-saving community public access defibrillators (CPADs) are being installed at ambulance stations across Yorkshire. Yorkshire Ambulance Service is fitting the defibrillators – which can be accessed by residents in local communities – outside stations which don’t have another CPAD within a 600m radius. Combined with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), defibrillators give cardiac arrest patients the… Read more »

A modern approach to pre-hospital monitoring and defibrillation

Philips Tempus ALS system1 offers advanced monitoring and resuscitation in a compact solution. With its user-friendly layout, this lightweight solution provides a range of monitoring parameters, and a modular design to grow with you as your needs evolve. Although small, it is extremely durable and packed with all the functionality you need. Explore Philips Tempus… Read more »

Real time makes a real difference

Whether you are a first responder looking for clinical decision support, an operations manager deploying equipment across a system or a medical director understanding a clinical challenge, Philips IntelliSpace Corsium is here to help support your clinical decisions with rich data and clear guidance. Explore Philips EMS solutions Here are the ways that Philips IntelliSpace… Read more »