The EMP Blog

MYTHS ON THE MATTER: INFRARED THERMOMETERS

March 1, 2021

Myths on the Matter: Infrared Thermometers


The popularity of infrared thermometers continues to increase, especially for children and mass screening situations. Offering protection for both parties, these thermometers help prevent the spread germs or viruses by allowing the user to check the patient’s temperature from a safe distance.

Due to the complexity behind the thermometers, however, many people still have their reservations. Take a deep breath, because we’re about to bring you some peace of mind. Read More →

MYTHS ON THE MATTER: OPIOID ABUSE, ADDICTION AND TREATMENT

February 22, 2021

Myths on the Matter: Opioid Abuse, Addiction and Treatment


The opioid epidemic is a devastating national crisis with grave consequences. In 2019, more than 70,000 people died from drug overdose. With 20% of people misusing opioids originally prescribed for chronic pain, even your own friends and relatives may be at risk.

If you’d like to learn more, check out these myths about opioid abuse, addiction and treatment. Read More →

MYTHS ON THE MATTER: COVID-19

February 18, 2021

Myths on the Matter: COVID-19


General knowledge of basic first aid is becoming the new standard of care, and AEDs are essential for any facility’s success. Owning an AED is the first step in fostering a safe environment for customers.

Before you start shopping, though, we’d like to set a few things straight by busting some common myths: Read More →

WHICH AED IS RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION?

February 17, 2021

Which AED is Right For Your Business or Organization?


With so many AED options being available with a variety of different features and functionality, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which AED is right for your business. We want to help you understand the different features and functionality from all angles.

This is why we’ve put together 5 unique scenarios to illustrate features and options to consider when purchasing an AED for your business. Read More →

5 MUST-HAVE ACCESSORIES TO ACCOMPANY YOUR AED

January 22, 2021

5 Must-Have Accessories to Accompany Your AED


Regardless of the nature of your business, it’s important to consider stocking up on AED accessories. Accessories can help with accessing and better understanding your AED.

Take a look at these optional accessories you can purchase for your AED.
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DOES YOUR BUSINESS/ORGANIZATION NEED AN AED?

January 15, 2021

Does Your Business/Organization Need an AED?


With sudden cardiac arrests claiming more than 350,000 lives each year in the United States, having an AED on-hand in your business/organization is vital. Ambulances can take up to 15 minutes to arrive at the scene, but after just nine minutes, a victim likely experiences brain damage so severe, it usually cannot be reversed.

That's why being able respond quickly until medical professionals arrive is so important, and can make a significant difference in patient outcomes. Read More →

OPIOID OVERDOSE & PREVENTION TRAINING

January 12, 2021

Opioid Overdose and Prevention


Regardless of where you consume news, it's likely that most news sources have informed you about the opioid epidemic that is sweeping our nation. You hear a lot about the drug, but what are opioids exactly? Opioids are a class of drugs that are naturally found in the opium poppy plant that produce a variety of effects on the brain. They can also make some people feel happy, “high” and relaxed.

Due to these seemingly pleasant effects, opioids are highly addictive. Read More →

STOP THE BLEED® FACTS & TRAINING

November 18, 2020

What Is Stop the Bleed?


No matter how quickly professional emergency medical technicians arrive, in the event of a mass shooting, workplace violence, traumatic injury, or motor vehicle crash, bystanders will be the first responders on the scene. As a result, easy-to-use public access bleeding control kits are increasingly important and are a necessary component of any comprehensive emergency preparedness plan.

Check out these important Stop the Bleed® facts: Read More →

SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST: THE SILENT KILLER

August 14, 2020

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: The Silent Killer


Sudden Cardiac Arrest or SCA is a condition where the heart unexpectedly stops beating. This causes blood to stop flowing to the brain and to other vital organs. If not treated within minutes, Sudden Cardiac Arrest can cause death. In fact, more than 350,000 deaths occur each year as a result of SCA. Because of this, the Heart and Rhythm Society created Sudden Cardiac Awareness Month to help the public become more informed about the deadly condition.

Here is Sudden Cardiac Awareness at a glance: Read More →

ESSENTIAL MEDICAL PRODUCTS FOR YOUR OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

May 23, 2020

Essential Medical Products for our Outdoor Adventure


The summertime is always a special season for everyone. It’s the time of year that gives you a reason to get out there and discover your surroundings, develop new hobbies and just be more active. Whether you enjoy hiking, camping out in the woods or relaxing by a body of water, there’s a plethora of activities available for all during the summertime.

However, with great summer fun, comes many risk factors. Read More →

NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH 2019: PREPARED.
NOT SCARED.

September 15, 2019

National Preparedness Month


September is National Preparedness Month! Since FEMA launched this initiative in 2004, September is recognized to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. The National Preparedness month theme for 2019 is “Prepared, Not Scared.” Are you prepared for a hurricane, an active shooter situation, or any other emergency that can occur?

Use the following tips to be ready in case disaster strikes. Read More →

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