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Medical Solutions

05/08/2019
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Medical Response Bags

Choosing a medical response bag to hold all your essentials so you can respond to those emergencies is no quick decision. The ever-growing range of bags, pouches, backpacks and holdalls can be overwhelming. Here is our guide to the best medical response bags and what to consider when choosing yours. Firstly, the size of the bag you need. A 30L bag will be plenty big enough to fit the medical supplies needed for most emergency responders. Make a list of what you need and lay it out so you have... Read More

Catastrophic Haemorrhage 08/10/2018
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Controlling catastrophic haemorrhage caused by major trauma

Uncontrolled haemorrhage is one of the leading causes of death following injury. In the pre-hospital sector, it is important to have immediate and reliable equipment available to control an external catastrophic haemorrhage before hospital treatment can be provided. Identification of any catastrophic haemorrhage must be performed as part of the initial assessment to quickly decide the best course of action. The immediate priority is to localise the site of external bleeding by providing compression in an attempt to gain control and stem the bleed. If left untreated, the bleed will... Read More

21/06/2018
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Casualty Simulation Training Equipment

Whether you’re learning or teaching, medical training equipment is an essential education tool. It is so important to ensure you have high-quality equipment, that’s why at DS Medical we offer a selection of training manikins, casualty simulation equipment and training aids in order to be able to teach first aid and emergency care and enhance your training. Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) technique is one of the most basic, yet vital, medical skills. When basic medical training can save lives it’s essential to have high-quality CPR manikins for training on this important... Read More

DS Medical Response Bag 30/05/2018
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Response Bags For Every Situation

When responding to a medical emergency, it is vital that all of the necessary equipment is easily accessible in order to be able to deliver effective treatment. Without somewhere to put all your medical supplies, you may end up wasting time trying to find the equipment you need. Organisation is crucial and if you’re not organised, you won’t be as effective as you could or should be. Here at DS Medical, we stock bags and pouches made only by brands that we trust completely, such as 5.11 Tactical, Thomas, StatPacks... Read More

04/04/2018
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A simple, great way to manage sickness in schools

None of us like feeling or being sick and if we’re honest, we probably don’t really want to talk about it either! However, if you work in a school, nursery, playgroup or as a childminder the likelihood is that you have fallen foul of a vomiting child at some point. At DS Medical we have the solution for you with our superior vomit bag. The solution for vomiting children: The Emesis Bag There is now a simple and cost effective solution to ensure you don’t have to waste time and... Read More

adc 655 amplifying stethoscope 09/01/2018

Choosing the right stethoscope for you

Whether you’re a medical student, nurse, paramedic or doctor, having a high performance and dependable stethoscope is key to effective patient assessment on a daily basis. With a wide selection available, it can sometimes become a daunting task when trying to choose the perfect stethoscope to suit your requirements… but it doesn’t have to be! Start 2018 with medical equipment that is built to last, reliable, robust and features great acoustics so that you can be confident in your apparatus. We have picked our five favourites – showcasing an array... Read More

08/08/2017
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It’s in the bag – Medical solutions for Fire & Rescue Services

Evolution is the key to survival. Survival, the catalyst for change. Without them we would not have developed as a species; would still communicate using smoke signals; and our Fire and Rescue Services would still be using buckets to manage fires.  Everything changes and UK Fire and Rescue Services are no exception. In the last decade they have seen a dramatic change in workload and call types. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) have been providing ‘Co-responders’, to South Central Ambulance Service for over 13 years, so it was a... Read More