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We pray every day that we'll never need to be intubated on the street, or well, at all. But if we do, we'd rather it be with this LifeStat keychain than with a ball point pen.

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LifeStat is an emergency airway device for use in respiratory obstruction or failure. This innovative device facilitates a lifesaving method (cricothyroid notch) in emergencies when other efforts have failed.

And yes, Mr. EMT Man, we really expect you to try other efforts first. We know how tempting the "hey, I want to try out this new gadget I got" feeling is.

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Lifestat Emergency Airway Device [Shippert via Medgadget]