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Emergency vehicles must have specific characteristics: they must be functional, easy to use, equipped with all the devices necessary to best assist the patient. There is one aspect that is not always taken into due consideration: they must scrupulously comply with the safety rules for construction, use and maintenance, have adequate test certification and crash […]
In the early 1970s, the pre-hospital medical care system was very different from how we know it today. Ambulances were little more than “vans” adapted to transport patients suffering from illness or involved in road accidents. Rescue procedures were basic operations performed without the aid of any device and the only equipment available to rescuers were […]
The persistence of the Covid-19 pandemic over time, as well as the need to protect the medical operators involved in the transport of highly contagious patients, requires the use of biocontainment devices. After designing the Billy-CAB – high-performance biocontainment system – STEM has been the first company to carry out specific tests […]
The pandemic caused by Covid-19 requires a punctual and rigorous professional sanitization in the workplace. For workplaces and professional vehicles intended for medical and non-medical transport, ozone is an efficient sanitizing agent. The debate about the use of ozone generators is increasingly heated. There is uncertainty, perplexity and fear around […]
The equipment and devices aimed at the safe patient transport on ambulance must have specific features.Getting to know and distinguish them for the needs they do meet is not easy, at times. Let’s clarify what a stretcher-support, a tray and a stretcher are. What are the differences between the stretcher, tray and stretcher support? The […]
We still know little about patient transport on military ambulance but this is worth further research because of its features and characteristics. A special vehicle for rescue in critical areas is the first requirement to ensure an efficient transport and save patients’ life.
2008 has marked a cornerstone in this context: the L.D 209/2008 introduced in […]
Starting from 1st January 2021, French vehicles intended for medical transport have been involved in a real technical revolution. The entry into force of the latest revision of the EN 1789:2020 standard will oblige all organizations, private and public, involved in the rescue world to comply with the requirements set by the competent authorities. Vehicles […]
In the world, 1 infant in 10 is born prematurely, in Italy the Government (in 2019) reports about 32,000 premature babies a year, 7% of the total number of births in our country. Those data are relevant to understand how prematurity is an aspect to consider and at the same time a great challenge for […]
Stem manufactures the Billy-CAB, a cutting-edge biocontainment system for ambulance transport.
The rising demand for medical equipment to prevent the spread of highly contagious diseases during patient transport has driven Stem Technology to manufacture the first rigid biocontainment system integrated to the stretcher-support.
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