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Emergency Medical Equipment

Medical Equipment

 

Below is a list of some of the equipment used by the medical volunteers.


Basic Life Support Equipment

Oropharyngeal Airways

Suction Unit

Bag Valve Mask

Oxygen Cylinders and Oxygen Masks

Stethoscope

Blood Pressure Cuff

Blood Glucose Monitoring

Dressings

Kendrick Extrication Device

Trac - 3

Cervical Collars

Spine board & spider harness

Scoop stretcher

Stair Chair

Stretcher


Intermediate Life Support Equipment

Includes all of the basic life support equipment plus:

Intravenous fluids
Needles for crycothyroidotomy and thoracocentesis
Electro-cardio gram with defibrillator and pulse oximeter
Drugs such as aspirin, Beta-2 stimulants, Dextrose 50%.

 

 

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