AboutSam D. Say

Sam D. Say is owner and CEO of SSCOR, Inc., a medical device manufacturer specializing in emergency battery operated portable suction devices for the hospital and pre-hospital settings. Mr. Say has been involved in developing product for healthcare providers for over 35 years. His passions include contributing to the management of the patient airway and providing solutions that save lives in difficult conditions.

The Top 7 Things You’re Forgetting in Your EMS Trauma Kit

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jan 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

It’s an expression so familiar that it seems ridiculous even to mention: a failure to plan is a plan to fail. This aphorism pervades for a reason: it’s true. If you don’t have basic trauma supplies on hand, you lose precious time when tending to patients. When lives hang in the balance, time is often the most valuable asset you have.

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Topics: Tactical trauma kit

Tracheal Trauma Airway Management

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jan 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: Respiratory

What Are The Signs Of Respiratory Distress in Children?

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jan 8, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: Respiratory

This Month in Emergency Preparedness News: New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by Sam D. Say

Jan 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: Emergency Preparedness

7 Errors Nurses Make When Operating a Suction Machine

Posted by Sam D. Say

Dec 26, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 

Operating a suction machine demands skill and precision. Yet many nurses only perform suctioning at times of high stress and chaos, such as in a tactical medical scenario or on a patient who has aspirated. Suction errors are preventable, but can also be catastrophic. According to research published in 2016, medical error is the third leading cause of death in the United States.

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Topics: Medical Suction

What Should Be in a First Responder’s Tactical Trauma Kit?

Posted by Sam D. Say

Dec 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: Tactical trauma kit

This Month in Emergency Preparedness News: Winter Storm Emergency Preparedness

Posted by Sam D. Say

Dec 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: Emergency Preparedness

What is Involved in a Respiratory Assessment?

Posted by Sam D. Say

Dec 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: respiratory assessment

Tracheotomy Suctioning Procedure: What You Need to Know

Posted by Sam D. Say

Dec 4, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: Medical Suction

Airway Anatomy and Endotracheal Intubation: The Basics

Posted by Sam D. Say

Nov 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Topics: Airway management