Prehospital intubation isn’t like intubation in the OR. First responders don’t have the luxury of quiet, controlled conditions with proper lighting and plenty of assistance. Instead, EMS providers deliver life-saving interventions and make critical decisions on the fly with minimal support. The rapid-fire pace leaves no time for mistakes that could jeopardize a patient’s life.
Of all EMS interventions, appropriate airway management is one that can truly be life saving. But the problems associated with traditional Direct Laryngoscopy (DL) are only compounded in this complex environment. The advantages of Video Laryngoscopy (VL) become even clearer in the prehospital setting because VL provides reliable visualization of the vocal cords.
But seeing the vocal cords is only half the battle. The endotracheal tube also must be passed into the trachea, which can be difficult with many VL systems.
This is where the CoPilot VL™ truly differentiates itself from the competition. Not only can the acute angle of the CoPilot VL™ provide a consistently good view of the airway, the innovative Bougie Port is designed to simplify this process by helping to guide the endotracheal tube through the vocal cords.
For EMS providers, CoPilot VL™ can be the best option for reliably and quickly securing an airway. Unlike the high-cost competition, CoPilot VL™ is affordable and can be deployed with every EMS provider and in every vehicle.
    In addition to affordability, the CoPilot VL™ also offers:
  • An eject mechanism and disposable sheath that can help prevent cross contamination between patients and providers and ensure quick turn around in between uses.
  • A compact form factor that allows you to easily fit the CoPilot VL™ into a pocket in your cargo pants or into your airway bag.
  • A lightweight, durable design. At approximately 1 lb, the CoPilot VL™ is not a burden on your limited space.

Do what is right for the patient. First time. Every Time.

  • Operating room quality video laryngoscopy on your ambulance
  • 1/3 the cost of most cots
  • 10% of the cost of the latest cardiac monitor