EMS Advantage Pedi-Wheel Reference Guide
The Pedi-Wheel by EMS Advantage is a convenient pocket reference tool that puts vital pediatric data at your fingertips. This sturdy, full-color, water resistant device provides critical information that could be useful during a pediatric emergency. Volumes of vital pediatric information have been compiled into this slide chart that is only the size of a compact disc.
The Pedi-Wheel is perfect for everyday use or as a study aid. Turn the dial to your patient's age on one side and the following information appears in the window: average weight, blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate, suggested sizes for ET tubes and laryngoscope blades, as well as the average length of a properly inserted ET tube at the teeth or gum line. Age categories range from preemie to 16 years-old.
This sturdy, full-color wheel is water resistant and fits perfectly in your pocket, clipboard, drug box, or crash cart. Ideal for paramedics, EMTs, nurses, physicians, students, or anyone in the medical field that deals with pediatrics. Diameter is 4-5/8 inches round.
- Color-coded to Broselow-Luten & Handtevy systems
- Convenient to carry, pocket sized
- Age categories from preemie to 12 years-old
- Backup/alternate airway sizes (King / LMA / i-gel)
- Tiny tubes - Suction/NG/Foley sizes
- Epi doses in mL
Select the patient's age to find:
- Ideal weight in kilograms
- Systolic blood pressure
- Heart rate
- Respiratory rate
- Endotracheal tube size
- Laryngoscope blade
- ET tube length
- Suction, NG & Foley tube sizes
Flip the Pedi-Wheel over and turn the dial to the patient's weight between 2 and 75 kilograms. Pre-calculated dosages for the most common emergency medications immediately appear. The Pedi-Wheel contains information on 14 emergency meds, fluid resuscitation, defibrillation and cardioversion and conforms to Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support guidelines. It even has a special pediatric burn table to help you accurately calculate percentage of body surface burned.
Select the patient's weight to find pre-calculated doses for:
- Fluid Bolus
Additional medications referenced are: Amiodarone, Benadryl, Dextrose, Lidocaine, Morphine, and Narcan. Drips include: Amiodarone, Epi, Norepinephrine, and PGE1. Information on synchronized cardioversion energy and defibrillation energy are also displayed for your reference.