Combat & Casualty Care

Q1 2016

Military Magazines in the United States and Canada, Covering Combat and Casualty Care, first responders, rescue and medical products programs and news\Tactical Defense Media

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Russell Pneumofix ™ YOU DON'T HAVE TIME FOR 'MAYBE'. The Russell PneumoFix ™ is a sterile chest decompression device designed for the management of tension pneumothorax, simple pneumothorax and pleural effusion. Unlike the intravenous cannula, used historically in an improvised way for the management of tension pneumothorax, the Russell PneumoFix ™ is designed specif cally for this purpose. • The device incorporates a Veress-tipped needle to minimise risk of injury to lung tissue • Low pressure one-way valve – to allow air and f uid out but nothing in • Graduated markings and X-ray detectable catheter – for depth recording and accurate localisation at hospital • 4.3" Kink-resistant 12-gauge catheter – allows for rapid venting of air in tension pneumothorax • Convenient visual indicator clearly demonstrates that the needle tip has entered the pleural space Self-sealing value post Visual indicator Kink-resistant 12 ga catheter Veress-tipped needle Fenestrated tip to prevent obstruction Low pressure one-way valve Graduated markings DUNS: CAGE: TIN: CCR: DAPA: 800.890.3092 070556204 8M694 31-1739487 YES SP0200-05-H-0078

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