• US Marine Corps Systems Command Awards Thornhill Research Inc. Contract for Field Anesthesia Systems

    Guest Editor | Nichole O'Leary

      Toronto, Canada, May 11, 2017 (Newswire.com) -  Thornhill Research Inc. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) has been awarded an $8,049,024 USD five-year, firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract by the U.S. Department of Defense through the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) to provide Field Anesthesia Systems to administer general anesthesia to patients requiring emergency medical procedures in a field environment.  “The US Marine Corps have been a longtime partner with Thornhill Research Inc. We are honored to continue providing lifesaving technologies to this very important client”, stated Kipton Lade, President and CEO of Thornhill Research Inc. Work will be performed at Thornhill...

  • RevMedx™ Announces FDA clearance of XSTAT® 12

    Guest Editor | Nichole O'Leary

    WILSONVILLE, Ore., Aug. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RevMedx, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the XSTAT 12 hemostatic device.  A smaller version of the groundbreaking XSTAT 30, XSTAT 12 is designed to treat life-threatening bleeding from penetrating wounds in junctional areaswhere the legs or arms meet the torso that may be too narrow to access with the XSTAT 30.     Early control of severe bleeding may prevent shock and may be life-saving.  The United States Army Institute of Surgical Research reports that 30 to 40 percent of civilian deaths by traumatic injury are the...

  • This Belt Doubles as a Ratcheting Tourniquet

    Guest Editor | Nichole O'Leary

    Tourniquets are still the easiest way to stop the bleeding of a traumatic injury located on your limbs.  They are quick and easy, a reason tourniquets have been a staple in trauma care for the Military, Law Enforcement, and EMTs.  If you do not already carry a Ratcheting tourniquet with you, our friends at RevMedx have you covered with the ParaBelt.  The ParaBelt is an everyday belt that has a built in ratcheting system that will cinch down an arm or a leg.  It is perfect for the everyday citizen that wants to be prepared whether they are hunting, hiking,...

  • Saros Battlefield Oxygen Concentrator tested during Operation Panther Shield

    Guest Editor | Nichole O'Leary

    The U.S. Army Medical Material Agency (USAMMA) visited Fort Bragg and engaged with paratroopers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team and the 82nd Airborne Division during a joint operational access exercise, called Operation Panther Shield.  The Soldiers provided feedback to USAMMA after training and using the Saros Oxygen Concentrator.  Saros is a Chart Industry product that will be distributed Army wide under the OGFP (Oxygen Generation Field Portable) contract that is held by Panakeia and ADS.  The feedback from the Soldiers will help USAMMA in their efforts to improve the medical care our soldiers receive. http://health.mil/News/Articles/2016/07/12/Paratrooper-medics-use-new-oxygen-equipment