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Old 10-17-2008, 12:24 AM   #1
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Does anybody know where I could get bottled helium? I want to put an intra-aortic ballon pump machine in the back of my car with my jump kit in case I stumble upon a critical care patient in a traffic collision or something. B)

Also, i am considering a portable ultrasound in case I suspect internal bleeding with my 110 hours of training.


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Old 10-17-2008, 12:42 AM   #2
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Prehospital FAST exams? Interesting.
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Old 10-17-2008, 03:04 AM   #3
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Why not? Another skill I can brag about!

Besides, I once watched a six minute youtube video on FAST exams. I am obviously competent enough.
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Old 10-17-2008, 03:57 AM   #4
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Does anybody know where I could get bottled helium? I want to put an intra-aortic ballon pump machine in the back of my car with my jump kit in case I stumble upon a critical care patient in a traffic collision or something. B)

Also, i am considering a portable ultrasound in case I suspect internal bleeding with my 110 hours of training.
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Old 10-17-2008, 04:46 AM   #5
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Do you have an ECMO? I just put one in the trunk of my Smart car-- im sure the time will come up soon when I find a neonate and it will be absolutely nessecary-- and I will have saved a life.

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Old 10-17-2008, 05:08 AM   #6
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Old 10-17-2008, 05:16 AM   #7
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Ultra-scoud Can be found here you need to have a look and insure that its is calibrated correctly and also which type of ultra sound you require. you may need to invest in a number of different instruments depending on where and when you need it, may i suggest a portable one and one that can be placed on a stand at a stationary venue. This could be adapted when the patient is in a prone semi recumbent position.


As for the helium, many gas company's supply helium in small portable cylinders for use in the party industry, i might suggest contacting AirProducts at 0800 389 0202. Talk to JŠn Itor he helped me out in the past with attaining a disposable carbon wrap cylinder (33% more gas that a "D")
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Do you have an ECMO? I just put one in the trunk of my Smart car-- im sure the time will come up soon when I find a neonate and it will be absolutely nessecary-- and I will have saved a life.

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I have a level three NICU in my garage, so I got the ECMO covered. I am building a rig that can fit an ECMO machine in the summer.
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