Archive for the ‘Government’ Category

19 Oct 2015

Chinook Highlighted in New White House “Stop the Bleed” Initiative

Chinook Highlighted in New White House “Stop the Bleed” Initiative

Chinook Medical Gear is proud to be recognized as one of only a handful of companies chosen to promote the new nationwide initiative, “Stop the Bleed”. Chinook attended the forum held at the White House on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. The event marked the launch of “Stop the Bleed”, which seeks to empower bystanders of emergency situations to act as immediate responders to stop life-threatening bleeding. Severe bleeding can claim lives within minutes, potentially before trained medic...

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28 Jan 2014

Chinook Medical Gear Announces New Distribution Partnership with Drop Drop, Inc.

Chinook Medical Gear Announces New Distribution Partnership with Drop Drop, Inc.

Developed in 2008, Drip Drop improves upon international Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) standards with a precise electrolyte ratio of salts, sugars and other ingredients to hydrate better and faster than anything else on the market. And unlike other oral rehydration solutions, which tend to taste salty, Drip Drop actually tastes good, insuring higher rates of compliance in the field. “Testimonial from relief settings around the world confirms that Drip Drop is a force multiplier: not only ...

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10 Dec 2013

Chinook at the Special Operations Medical Association (SOMA)

Chinook at the Special Operations Medical Association (SOMA)

SOMA is the annual gathering of military and civilian medical providers, including academic and industry professionals from around the world. The event is a perfect forum to exchange ideas and advances in the science, technology, and skills of unconventional medicine by bringing together pre-hospital, tactical, wilderness, austere, disaster and deployed medicine. This year at SOMA Chinook will be featuring NSN Special Operations modules, the MedSled, AirWrap, DripDrop, i-gel and much more...

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08 Oct 2013

The National Tactical Officer’s Association (NTOA) Calls for Increased Emergency Medical Training for Police Officers

The National Tactical Officer’s Association (NTOA) Calls for Increased Emergency Medical Training for Police Officers

(Pictured: Chinook Law Enforcement Medical Kit - Individual Operator) Doylestown, PA (October 2013) - The National Tactical Officers Association is calling for basic Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS) training for all police officers in light of recent incidents of mass violence. The Navy Yard massacre in Washington, D.C., the Boston Marathon bombing and lone shooters in Tucson and Newtown have focused attention on the response to changing threats in our society. These tragic events...

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12 Sep 2013

Two Proven Products for Easy Airways

Two Proven Products for Easy Airways

Made from a medical grade thermoplastic elastomer, i-gel® is a proven and truly unique, single use, supraglottic airway management device designed to create a non-inflating, anatomical seal of the pharyngeal, laryngeal and perilaryngeal structures while avoiding compression trauma.   i-gel® Supraglottic Airway i-gel® is indicated for use in securing and maintaining a patent airway in routine and emergency anesthetics of fasted patients, during spontaneous or intermittent positiv...

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16 Aug 2013

Chinook’s New Mass Casualty Critical Intervention Kit

Chinook’s New Mass Casualty Critical Intervention Kit

Based on recommendations by the Hartford Consensus Conference, the kit provides medical supplies needed to save lives in mass casualty and active violence incidents.  Supplies in this kit are intended to enable rescuers to control severe hemorrhage, manage serious chest wounds, and establish an airway. Recent studies show that since 2009, the United States averages one mass casualty event per month. The lessons learned from these events highlight the opportunities for improving casualty ...

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13 Aug 2013

Announcing the 2013 Chinook Catalog!

Announcing the 2013 Chinook Catalog!

We are pleased to announce the release of our 2013 product catalog! Click Here to View the 2013 Catalog ...

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07 Aug 2013

How a 14-Year-Old Used His Jump Shot to Support the Troops

How a 14-Year-Old Used His Jump Shot to Support the Troops

By Eli Bernstein Fourteen-year-old Will Thomas has raised more than $100,000 for U.S. veterans. The funds are used to provide support for families of soldiers lost in action, medical and living expenses for veterans, and memorials to those who have fallen in the line of duty. But to Will, the desire to help is about a lot more than just money. Will's real mission is to show appreciation and support for U.S. special-operations forces — a select class of elite soldiers from the Army, N...

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02 Aug 2013

Grant money available to staff your fire department – apply by Aug 30

Grant money available to staff your fire department – apply by Aug 30

Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grants Main Content The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants (SAFER) was created to provide funding directly to fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations to help them increase or maintain the number of trained, "front line" firefighters available in their communities. The goal of SAFER is to enhance the local fire departments' abilities to comply with staffing, response,...

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31 Jul 2013

Fort Worth police say first aid kit upgrade saves lives

Fort Worth police say first aid kit upgrade saves lives

Pictured: Fort Worth's custom drop leg medical kit built by Chinook Medical Gear. FORT WORTH — The basic first aid kit is getting a much-needed makeover across law enforcement agencies in North Texas. Fort Worth is one of the departments leading the change. "If I had a bullet shot here in my lower arm, all I have to do is take this tourniquet and tie it off tight to stop the bleeding," Officer Brandi Kamper explained. The kits include tourniquets, clotting sponges and chest seals ...

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