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    Medical images can help identify cases of intimate partner violence or sexual assault, according to a study presented at the annual RSNA meeting. Reviewing electronic medical records of patients referred to domestic abuse and sexual assault programs from January to October 2016 found common patterns of injury. These...

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    BMB MEDICAL’s CLAVIA KIDS stretcher chair is designed for younger outpatients and complies with French Medical Safety Agency norms covering children up to 1.46 meters tall (4’ 9.5”). Nominated for an i-NOVO Design award at this year’s MEDICA trade fair, it can be ordered with optional transparent polycarbonate side...

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    What if drones could save lives? While they were originally developed for military purposes, aerial drones are now being used for blood deliveries that can save rather than take lives. A fix-winged drone, known as a Zip, takes off like a shot from a droneport in Rwanda in East Africa with a life-saving cargo. The...

    In the US, the EMS Agenda 2050 is trying to shape what emergency medical services (EMS) will be like in the second half of the century. Guided by technical experts consisting of EMS directors, professors of emergency medicine and fire chiefs, it is supported by various federal institutions. MedicalExpo...

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    ZOLL Medical Corporation recently received FDA premarket approval for its Hospital Wearable Defibrillator (HWD). The device offers continuous protection to hospitalized patients at risk for ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation. The company cites evidence that delays in defibrillation increase mortality, as well as...

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    Clarius Mobile Health hopes to launch its new wireless ultrasound scanner by late 2016, assuming it receives the FDA’s 510(k) clearance and complies with Health Canada, CE, and other regional regulations. MedicalExpo e-mag asked Dave Willis*, Clarius Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, to describe the innovative...

    Eco-friendly, safer and connected, some of the ambulances displayed at EMS World Expo 2016 in early October have embraced innovation.   Sustainability was a keyword at the New Orleans trade show. Though not new, solar panels are appearing on more and more ambulance roofs. For example, the redesigned Crestline Icon 2.0,...

    At the New Orleans EMS World Expo 2016 in early October, first aid product specialist Water-Jel Technologies presented its new professional burn care products. Their first responder burn dressings are saturated with a new, odor-free, crystal-clear gel. According to the company website, the transparent gel allows more...

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    As far as CEO Dr. Dennis Göbel is concerned, the sound of ambulance sirens should soon be heard far less often in the Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region. Since September 2014, he and his team at Agaplesion Deaconry Clinics have been working on replacing emergency vehicles with drones. A first in Europe when it comes to...

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