FireRescue1 and Masimo Launch FireRehab.com
Web site to serve as online destination for firefighter rehabilitation news and resources
SAN FRANCISCO â€“ FireRescue1.com, a leading online resource for fire-rescue personnel, and Masimo Corporation, innovator of noninvasive pulse oximetry, have announced the launch of FireRehab.com, the complete online resource for fire rehabilitation, safety, education, and health information for firefighters.
FireRehab.com is dedicated to educating firefighters about the vital importance of rehabilitation in staying safe and healthy on the job.
The term "rehabilitation" encompasses topics ranging from heat exhaustion and dehydration to screening and treatment for Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning, which is toxic and can have serious, lifelong health effects. FireRehab.com contains valuable news, tips and training info aimed at helping firefighters everywhere stay informed about firefighter rehabilitation.
â€œWe saw the opportunity to develop and present useful information aimed at keeping firefighters healthy amid the multitude of toxic hazards they face every day,â€ said Alexander Ford, CEO of FireRescue1. â€œThe online format of FireRehab.com enables us to present the latest research, technology, and educational resources to an unlimited number of firefighters.â€
With content relevant to all levels of fire service personnel, FireRehab.com features resources designed to educate and instruct firefighters in proper rehabilitation techniques, helping them to stay safe and healthy while protecting their communities. The site features:
â€¢ Current news, reports, and analysis
â€¢ Original articles on fire rehabilitation and safety
â€¢ Training resources
â€¢ Research and clinical studies
â€¢ Original columns from industry experts
â€¢ Product research and information
FireRescue1 is dedicated to serving the fire community by providing firefighters with the most complete range of information and resources available. In a profession where lives depend on thorough knowledge and training, it is vital that fire professionals have a single, comprehensive resource to keep them informed about the most current fire news and technology and help them easily locate timely research and analysis.
Founded in 1989, Masimo Corporation, the innovator of motion and low perfusion tolerant pulse oximetry, is a privately held medical technology company that develops, licenses and markets advanced medical signal processing technologies and products for the noninvasive monitoring of patient vital signs.
Masimo Signal Extraction Technology pulse oximetry, Masimo SETÂ®, represents a fundamental departure from conventional pulse oximetry technologies. Over 60 independent published studies have demonstrated that Masimo SET substantially overcomes the limitations of conventional pulse oximeters in accurately measuring arterial blood oxygen saturation levels and pulse rates in the presence of patient movement and low perfusion. To date, Masimo has licensed its Signal Extraction pulse oximetry technology to over 35 international patient monitoring systems providers, which make up over 60% of the world's pulse oximeter shipments.