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How to buy pediatric equipment (eBook)

Download this EMS1 pediatric equipment buying guide to learn key steps for product selection, purchasing and implementation


Beyond physical equipment sizes and weight-based medications, pediatric patients are not just small adults. Buying equipment to assess and manage pediatric patients fits into a category of its own. Despite the traditionally smaller sizes, stocking pediatric equipment adds up to a significant portion of equipment within your response bags and ambulance.

Where should you start when purchasing pediatric equipment? What equipment is minimally required versus functionally necessary Assessment tools, reference guides, airway supplies and even securing devices are all necessary considerations for appropriately triaging, treating and transporting pediatric patients – big and small.

Finding space to store the equipment, training on their use, and ensuring the proper utilization of pediatric equipment all plays into the big picture of caring for this population, which is likely a low-volume of your overall calls, but a high-acuity inducer of the risks for stress, errors and safety concerns.

Included in this guide:

  • Key consideration before purchasing
  • Top implementation considerations
  • Questions to ask vendors
  • Company directory

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