Mission Viejo, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2011
Having previously introduced the IntraOral Mask (IOM), which has been embraced by Special Ops officers and soldiers throughout the world, NuMask Inc. has now designed realistic training manikins to work with all airway devices, including the IntraOral mask.
The IntraOral Mask (IOM) creates an unprecedented seal, resulting in superior ventilation during actual patient use. However, training with the IOM was complicated due to design limitations of standard training mannequins. A generous Department of Defense grant from CCAT (ACT) for the development of IOM- compatible training simulators assisted in the manufacture of these unique training devices.
"With NuMask's manikins, I can easily train my medics on the IOM, as well as any other airway device," said SPC Brenton Albritton, who has trained dozens of National Guard army medics. "They were perfect for my courses."
On the military battlefield or in the aftermath of a serious accident in any American city, the first moments of resuscitation can mean the difference between life and death. Leak-free ventilation is vital for maximizing a victim's chance of survival. The IntraOral Mask provides a compact and durable ventilation solution for every type of patient.
"Our IntraOral Mask goes inside the mouth," explained Dr. David Isagholian, co-founder and CEO of NuMask. "The lips and mouths of traditional mannequins lacked the pliability to allow use of the NuMask IOM. But our manikins have flexible/life-like lips and mouths, which create more authentic seals. They will enable training exercises to more closely resemble real-world emergency situations."
About NuMask, Inc.
NuMask's four founders, with a cumulative 90+ years of medical experience, were the first to manufacture and market a ventilation facemask that is based on the unprecedented seal created by a snorkel mouthpiece. The company specializes in ventilation related products, also including novel more flexible and trimmable oropharyngeal airways, bag-valve resuscitators, CPR IntraOral Masks, and retention shields for hands-free ventilation and CPAP/BiPAP. For more information about NuMask, please contact Christina Todaro at Christina(at)numask(dot)com or 734-446-5445, or visit http://www.numask.com.