drewmangroup, on Sep 12 2007, 02:29 PM, said:
We have started utilizing the Phillips FM2 monitor for our FW HROB transports (usually approx 2hrs of total pt transport time). It has been a great experience, something that we should have started years ago. Even during the trial/testing period, we were able to identify (and address) fetal distress which, even a month prior, would have gone unnoticed. The entire premise of critical care transport is to maintain or exceed the previous level of care during the transport. It is hard to argue that periodic doppler checks during the transport constitute the same level of care as continuous monitoring of a HROB patient on an L+D floor. You will be amazed how this device will improve your ability to continually assess your HROB patients and provide better care. Please let us know if you need any assistance with policy or protocol development.
Andrew Bartkus, RN, MSN, CEN, CCRN, CFRN, NREMT-P, FP-C
Lifeguard Air Emergency Services
Is anyone that you know of using the Philips MRX monitor to do their toco monitoring? We just got he Philips MRX and know that they have the cable but have been told that it is in beta testing and that we couldn't have it yet. If we are ever able to get it, it will be great to be able to do everything with just ONE cable!
Jason C. West NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, have to retake my FP-C cause I let it expire (idiot!!!! I know)