The SAM Splint is the gold standard in splinting and immobilisation. Used around the globe by anyone from military medics to volunteer first aiders. There isn't much that can't be achieved with a SAM Splint. From a simple arm splint to an improvised cervical collar this lightweight, rugged, reusable device should be in every first aid kit.
Available in a range of sizes, it is lightweight, X-ray penetrable, reusable, waterproof and very portable – almost any bone in the body can be splinted.
Lightweight and compact
Fastens in place with tape or wrap of choice; no extra equipment is needed
Not affected by extreme temperatures or altitudes
Closed-cell foam allows easy cleaning and disinfection; material compatible with all standard cleaning solutions
Provides added stability for all limbs including the neck
Made in the USA
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The award winning Slishman Traction Splint (STS) is the ultimate traction splint. Lightweight, compact, rugged and boasting features like no other traction splint on the market.
The STS is endorsed by the National Ski Patrol and the National Tactical Officer Association. It was designated by the Journal of Emergency Medical Services as a Hot Product in 2012. The STS also won a 2012 Top EMS Innovation Award at the EMS World Expo.
The STS embodies significant improvements to traction splinting:
No extension past the foot
Quickly adjusts to patient
Easily applied during manual traction
Not contraindicated for lower leg injury or amputation
Ability for bilateral application
Light and compact
One size fits all (including Paediatrics)
The Slishman Traction Splint weighs 595 grams in the case.
The carrying case dimensions are 56cm x 7.6cm x 7.6cm.
Included are 3 telescoping aluminum poles with 2 easy-to-use thumb screw locks, a neoprene ankle hitch, an adjustable nylon groin strap with quick- release buckle, and an optional mid-leg neoprene strap that can be applied for added rotational stability.
Telescoping poles are made of light weight, high tensile strength 6061 aluminum.
Aluminum is barely visible on X-ray. Thumb screws on locks are steel, and are therefore, visible on X-ray.