Tag Archives: Physio-Control

Physio-Control and BeneChill enter strategic partnership to launch RhinoChill IntraNasal cooling system in Europe

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Physio‐Contro (@PhysioControl) and BeneChill (@RhinoChill) announced today a strategic partnership to launch the RhinoChill IntraNasal Cooling System in Europe. RhinoChill is a non‐invasive, portable system for transnasally cooling the head and lowering the body’s core temperature immediately following cardiac arrest, stroke or traumatic brain injury. Initially, the partnership will focus on bringing the RhinoChill System to […]

Jamie Davis, Peter Canning, and Tom Bouthillet discuss waveform capnography on the Innovations in Patient Care podcast

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Innovations in Patient Care podcast sponsored by Physio-Control. Jamie Davis, Peter Canning, and Tom Bouthillet discuss waveform capnography. Part I Part II Subscribe to the Innovations in Patient Care podcast on iTunes here.

Physio-Control announces LIFENET System 5.0, partnership with AirStrip Technologies

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Today at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2010, Physio-Control announced the release of LIFENET 5.0 and a new partnership with AirStrip Technologies.

How long does it take to transmit an ECG to the emergency department with a Lifepak 12 and In Motion Gateway?

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Setting aside the issue as to whether or not ECG transmission is a “million dollar solutions to a 5 cent problem” I thought it would be interesting to find out exactly how long it takes to transmit an ECG to the emergency department.

Transcutaneous pacing (TCP) with a Lifepak 12

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Image credit: Physio-Control   I discovered an interesting quirk about the Lifepak 12 the other day. I’m sure many of you have been told (as I had been told) that the Lifepak 12 cannot perform TCP unless the limb lead electrodes are attached. There is a caveat to this (reference page 4-18 in the Operations […]

New interpretive statement on the Lifepak 15

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I couldn’t help but notice that in Physio-Control’s new video the LP15 says ***MEETS ST ELEVATION MI CRITERIA*** and not ***ACUTE MI SUSPECTED***. Interesting! The Lifepak 15 uses the Glasgow algorithm, not the GE-Marquette 12SL Interpretive Algorithm.

Physio-Control – Voices of Life Saving

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In August of 2007 I attended the Company Officer Leadership Symposium at the IAFC’s Fire Rescue International (FRI) in Atlanta, GA (which was awesome). Physio-Control had a large section on the conference floor, so I stopped by to say hello, pick up a really cool pen, and see what was new. I had an interesting […]

Lifepak 15

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I was invited to the local hospital today to see a presentation on Physio-Control’s new STEMI Management Solution (a topic I will write about at a later date). In the process, I managed to get a look at the Lifepack 15. I was impressed!

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