EMS World Magazine names ReadyLink 12-Lead ECG as one of the Top Innovations of the Year

EMS World Magazine has named the ReadyLink 12-Lead ECG by Physio-Control as one of the Top Innovations of the Year. The award was presented at the New York State EMS Symposium – Vital Signs 2011, in Syracuse, NY.

ReadyLink enables basic life support EMS teams to acquire and transmit a patient’s 12-lead ECG to hospitals using Physio-Control’s LIFENET System, a cloud-based data management network for remote physician interpretation and decision support, providing clinicians earlier insight into a chest pain patient’s condition, especially in rural areas with limited access to advanced life support providers.

Physio-Control's Frank Piraino at Vital Signs 2011 

Previous coverage:

Physio-Control to launch ReadyLink 12-Lead ECG — new device will tie rural areas into regional systems of care

ReadyLink 12-Lead ECG by Physio-Control (Update)

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  • Big fan of the device. What they really need to do is slap a 50mm printer on it and give it the LifePak 1000 AED and you'll have the $10k device every BLS/ILS unit in America will carry!

    Seriously, if this were available with the AED and printer built-in my BLS unit would have one. My fire department's engine would have one. I think you could get a 12-Lead done on any chest pain patient within 5 minutes.

    BLS interventions that matter!

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darren
79 year old female CC: Chest pain – Conclusion
What concerns me is the total waste of time doing Right sided precordial leads in this case: to what end is this relevant when we already have clear evidence of inferior-Lateral MI. Time wasted doing that I think.
2015-01-31 15:01:35
darren
79 year old female CC: Chest pain – Conclusion
Infero-lateral MI therefore circumflex and not RV wall. Possibly posterior involvement but irrelevant.
2015-01-31 14:58:21
Anne
Adenosine for sinus tachycardia: Try to avoid this!
If it were me, I would seek a second opinion; consult an electrophysiologist. Unlikely that you had sinus tachycardia at that rate.
2015-01-26 09:46:57
John
Adenosine given for a narrow-complex tachycardia over 150
If things such as Sepsis, Drug Use, Medication issues, Anxiety, Pain, etc.. have been ruled out, and the rate is still >160 (or whatever number you use). How else do you determine S-Tach Vs. SVT? Does a 12 Lead Help (QRS Complexes facing different directions due to different pathways etc..) or a simple 4 Lead?…
2015-01-19 19:44:32
Brandon O
Adenosine for sinus tachycardia: Try to avoid this!
She may not have had anxiety, but I bet she was a carrier...
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