SAM Medical Products Selected a Winner of EMS World Magazine's 2013 Top Innovation Awards

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- EMS World Magazine, the leading monthly publication for the emergency medical services market, has announced SAM Medical Products as a winner of the 2013 Top Innovation Awards for the new product, the SAM Junctional Tourniquet. The awards recognize the industry's most innovative products of the year on display at the 2013 EMS World Expo. The winners were chosen by industry expert and EMS World Magazine Editorial Advisory Board Member Mike Smith, BS, MICP.

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The SAM Junctional Tourniquet is a life-saving device designed to stop junctional bleeding in both the inguinal and axilla areas. It also controls pelvic fractures. No other device currently available on the market offers this level of versatility for these three cleared indications. Time is of the essence for patients with these types of injuries, and the SJT's simple design allows hemorrhage control in less than 25 seconds in most cases.  

 "We are honored to be chosen from a very competitive landscape," says Will Fox, VP of Marketing and Business Development.  "The team here at SAM Medical worked very hard to bring the SAM Junctional Tourniquet to market. "

"We continue to be impressed by the caliber of the entries each year," says Scott Cravens, publisher of EMS World. "Our exhibitors are creating products and technologies that are both increasing the safety of EMS professionals and transforming the delivery of emergency medical care. "

The December 2013 issue of EMS World Magazine will feature a list of the winning companies and products. The January 2014 issue will feature a comprehensive report on the 2013 Top Innovation Awards.   

About SAM Medical Products

SAM Medical Products is committed to bringing innovative solutions to market that meet the challenging needs of emergency medicine, the military, and hospitals around the world. The SAM Splint is the gold standard in flexible splinting products, and we take pride in creating quality products that raise the bar. Our product lines focus primarily on fracture management and wound care, and include the SAM Splint, SAM Pelvic Sling II, SAM Junctional Tourniquet, SAM Soft Shell Splint, Blist-o-Ban, and the SAM Chest Seal. Headquartered in Wilsonville, OR, our products are distributed globally in over 60 countries. Find out more at www.sammedical.com.

About EMS World Magazine

Founded in 1972, EMS World Magazine provides the critical education and training EMS practitioners need to deliver the highest-quality prehospital and emergency medical care. Information is offered to the full spectrum of EMS practitioners that will increase their skill sets and knowledge within the areas of prehospital clinical care, administration and leadership. www.emsworld.com.

Media Contact: Tanya Stricker, SAM Medical Products, 503.639.5474, tanya.stricker@sammedical.com

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