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Wash. FD partners with Handtevy on pediatric emergency medical care system

Spokane Fire Department members have been learning to how use the pediatric resuscitation system and mobile app


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By Leila Merrill

SPOKANE, Wash. — The Spokane Fire Department has partnered with Handtevy to create a new pediatric emergency medical care system.

The Handtevy pediatric resuscitation system and mobile app are designed to provide treatment information in seconds and include dosing information and tools to help with CPR, defibrillation and document care.

“This new system puts critical, life-saving tools and technology in our Paramedics’ hands,” Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer said. “Pediatric and neonatal emergency calls are incredibly stressful and emotional for clinicians due to the unique medical needs of children.”

Training on the new tools began last week.

Handtevy is a Florida-based pediatric emergency technology company.