Research

69% More Power with the POWER X1

Technical Study

By: Jacob Cartner and Cameron deRoziere

When powered cots were introduced into the EMS market over a decade ago, portable battery technology was still being developed. EMS professionals rely on a consistent, long-lasting charge to perform routine duties. As new technologies...

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Up to 300% More Loading Flexibility with POWER X1

Technical Study

By: Jacob Cartner, Cameron deRoziere, and Travis Ribby

Powered cots have been shown to reduce spinal compression forces in emergency service professionals by as much as 50%1. However, the EMS work environment often results in cot loading and unloading...

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Up to 82% More Tip Resistance with POWER X1

Technical Study 

By: Jacob Cartner, Cameron deRoziere, Ian Bravo, and Travis Ribby

EMS cots are subjected to weight that may not always be coaxial with their center of gravity, especially during the course of patient transfer from emergency scene to cot or cot to bedside....

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Ergonomic Analysis of Power “Cots” Shows the iNX Eliminates Lifting During Patient Handling

Independent Analysis


EMS is a high risk business for individuals and agencies alike. EMS providers experience high rates of musculoskeletal injury, most commonly sprains, strains, or back injuries. A typical injury costs over $20,000 in direct expenses and results in an average 90 days...

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The Evaluation of Cot Stability in Patient Transport

Technical Study

By: Ian Bravo, Kory Frederick, Jacob Cartner

EMS cots are subjected to weight that may not always be coaxial with the cot’s center of gravity, especially during the course of patient transfer from emergency scene to cot, or cot to bedside. Having offset...

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Comparison of Multiple Loading Scenarios for Emergency Cots & Loading Systems

Technical Study 

By: Kory Frederick, Ian Bravo, Jacob Cartner

Multiple scenarios are common during the loading and unloading of cots in the back of emergency service vehicles. This, coupled with patient weight, can make the job of the medic very difficult and results in...

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