We provide Basic and Advance life road ambulances. The application and choice is highlighted in brief below.
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) AMBULANCE TRANSPORTATION
A basic life support (BLS) ambulance is one that provides transportation plus the equipment and staff needed for such basic services as control of bleeding, splinting fractures, treatment for shock etc. All the ambulances that we provide are designed and equipped to respond to medical emergencies and, in non-emergency situations, be capable of transporting beneficiaries with acute medical conditions. At a minimum, the ambulance would contain a stretcher, linens, emergency medical supplies, oxygen equipment, and other lifesaving emergency medical equipment and be equipped with emergency warning lights, sirens, and telecommunications equipment. This would include at a minimum, one two-way voice radio or wireless telephone. BLS ambulances are staffed by at least two people, one of whom is certified as experienced nurse paramedic.
These ambulances are best suited for
- Non-emergency patient transport.
- Transport to local hospital for Radiology and Radiation appointment.
- Hospital discharges
- Visit to physiotherapy and Dialysis appointment.
Advanced Life Support (ALS) Ambulance Transportation
The Advanced life support (ALS) ambulance transportation would meet the same criteria as basic life support (BLS) in addition to the following: The ALS vehicles are equipped with specialized life sustaining equipment and include, at a minimum, one two-way voice radio or wireless telephone. This type of ambulances are mobile coronary care units and are appropriately equipped and staffed with personnel trained and authorized to administer intravenous therapy. It also Provide anti-shock trousers, establish and maintain a patient’s airway, defibrillate the heart, stabilize pneumothorax conditions and perform other advanced life support procedures or services, such as cardiac (EKG) monitoring intubations and ventilation. These ambulances can transport ventilator – supported patients on long distances. The emergency physician on board are trained usually working in the city ICU’s and Emergency department and are adequately experienced to handle all kinds of Emergencies.
These ambulances are recommended for transporting:
- Cardiac Emergencies:Acute Myocardial infarctions, unstable Angina and otherwise stable cardiac patients from one hospital to the other for procedural help/better care to higher centres.
- Critically ill Patients: These patients are usually ventilator supported, septicemic, in multiorgan failure and on various life support equipment. These patients need to be transported for investigations such as CT scan, MRI scan, VQ scan, and life saving surgeries to tertiary care centres or specialized centres. These kinds of transport facilities are provided on bedside – to – bedside transport basic. This can be within the city ICU’s or from one city to the other, where better/advanced facilities are available.
These ambulances are fitted with the state-of-the-art pre hospital medical equipment almost identical to the hospital ICU’s.