“Yes, BVMs have been around for a long time. Yes, they are inexpensive. But is that sufficient? Does that alone make them the right choice? I would argue no. A growing body of evidence has linked BVM use in the pre-hospital arena to hyperventilation and gastric insufflation, both which have been associated to negative patient outcomes.”
The SAVe elevates the standard of care and mitigates the potential for injury, reduces operator error, complies with guidelines, and improves the medical responder’s ability to perform other critical tasks.
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