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Stowe EMS’ nitrous oxide efforts influence other departments

A trip to the hospital in an ambulance can be painful, but thanks in part to Stowe Emergency Medical Services, the pain of a broken bone or a sprained ankle can now be managed more effectively by several emergency agencies throughout the state. Last November, advanced emergency medical technicians in Stowe completed a training program that allowed them to administer nitrous oxide, the inhaled anesthetic …

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How Space Blankets Work

Have you ever been at the finish line of a marathon? Did you wonder why, as the runners cross the line, they wrap themselves in what looks like thin blankets of aluminium foil? These blankets help the athletes regulate their body temperatures, which tend to drop drastically once they stop running. These sheets aren’t made of the typical foil …

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