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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Firefighter / Paramedics from Cork, Ireland Visit RFD

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Time well spent with "Civil Defence Officers" from South and West Cork Ireland. Cork is the third largest city/county in Ireland by population of 125,657. The area incorporates urban and rural communities, as well as one of the world's largest n...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Mobile Stroke Unit Now Responds in Roselle

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"This Unit is the first IDPH Approved Mobile Stroke Unit in the State of Illinois. The intent of this Unit is to get the ambulance to the patient, the patient thru the CAT Scan and initiate the proper therapy within 20-30 minutes. These Rapid Treatme...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

LUCAS™ Device

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The LUCAS™ Device is designed to provide uninterrupted chest compress during cardiac arrest at a rate, and depth recommended by the American Heart Association (AHA). This device has proven to outperform medical personnel in achieving the AHA Guidelines ov...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

GlideScope®

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The Department has also recently introduced the GlideScope® for use when controlling a patient's airway during and endotracheal intubation. Intubation is the action of placing a breathing tube into the trachea with the use of a laryngoscope. This equipmen...

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