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Bound Tree is a national distributor of prehospital emergency medical supplies, equipment, and pharmaceuticals for EMS providers, including First Responders, EMTs and Paramedics. As Your Partner in EMS for nearly 40 years, we’ve made it our mission to help you save minutes and save lives. We strive to understand your unique needs and provide you with the right products, services, and support to best meet those needs.
From everyday disposable items to extensive capital equipment, we offer thousands of quality products from leading manufacturers to help our customers save lives. Our nationwide distribution centers allow us to provide prompt and accurate delivery anywhere in the United States. We are passionate about EMS and have developed specialty programs to demonstrate our dedication, including scholarships, disaster support, and free online CEUs through Bound Tree University.
Bledsoe: Titrate intranasal naloxone to restore respirations
Titrating naloxone through an intranasal dose through a nebulizer and monitoring with capnography can reduce the risks of opioid withdrawal symptoms to the patient and EMS provider
Training Day: Naloxone indications and administration
Cover how to identify drug abuse vs. an opioid overdose, as well as drug administration routes and potential complications
Training Day: Equipment and environment make the difference in pediatrics training
Turn real-life situations into realistic practice scenarios by placing pediatric manikins where you’re likely to encounter them, not just the classroom table
4 effective strategies to cope with drug shortages in EMS
Pharmaceutical shortages are an ongoing challenge for EMS providers, but agencies can take proactive steps to address the issue
How to get grant money for opioid overdose treatment
Consider a variety of funding sources and make your case for why you need it, how you plan to use it and who will benefit
Quiz: Test your knowledge of the 2019 AHA guidelines for cardiac care
Do you know the most current protocols for treating arrhythmia, cardiac arrest and other heart conditions?
Quiz: How much do you know about sepsis?
Take our 5-minute quiz to find out how your assessment skills measure up
Add real-time feedback to CPR training for better results
New American Heart Association guidelines call for instant feedback on compression depth, rate and chest recoil in CPR training modules
3 things you should know about CPAP use in EMS
CPAP technology and practice in the prehospital environment has evolved for application beyond CHF and COPD
3 training scenarios for suctioning the upper airway
With a range of techniques and tools for upper airway suction in the prehospital environment, it’s important to assess the patient and choose the right approach
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