VANCOUVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Belmont Instrument Corporation announced today that at the request of the Olympic Organizing Committee, it has installed a Belmont® Rapid Infuser at the mobile hospital in Whistler, BC for emergency use during the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games . The Rapid Infuser has been used extensively by the US Army for treating massive blood loss in Iraq and Afghanistan where it has been credited with helping to save the lives of hundreds of soldiers and civilians. This life-saving device is also used in most major hospitals in the US and a growing number of medical centers throughout the world.
Belmont Instrument Corporation, founded in 1980, has developed innovative critical care devices throughout its history. All Belmont products are developed, manufactured, and serviced in the United States at its facility in Billerica, MA. Installation of the rapid infuser at Whistler was facilitated by Belmont’s Canadian distributor, Caster Medical.