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New Life-Saving Equipment Added to County Fire Inventory

The Los Angeles County Fire Department has added three new types of basic life-support equipment to its inventory, including devices to administer a drug that can reverse the effects of opioid overdose, authorities said Thursday. The devices are: — “fingertip pulse oximeters,” which help emergency medical technicians (EMTs) monitor blood oxygen levels; — “glucometers,” which […]