Equipments : Jump-bag, Bag Valve Mask, Suction Unit, Medications Bag,Trauma/Spinal Board, ECG Monitor With Defibrillator, Incubators, Ventilators, Infusion Pumps And Syringe Drivers, Heamogulcometer.
Ambulance (Basic Life Support)
Basic Life Support (BLS) Ambulance provides service to patients who are non ambulatory, bed confined but non-life threatening conditions. Ambulances provide transport to patients who do not require extra support or cardiac monitoring. A typical BLS ambulance staffed by caregivers transport can serve:
1. Lower extremity fractures
2. Discharges to home and sub-acute care facilities (nursing homes)
3. Medical and Surgical patients who do not require cardiac monitoring
4. Psychiatric Patients
What to do when you book an Ambulance
Below given are a few aspects of better preparation to ease stress for user applicable for home, office or other out-of-hospital locations.
1. Gather all medications that the patient is taking at one spot and have a correct, up to date list of medications available with prescription.
2. Better to wear loose clothing so that the ambulance crew may be able to access the patient’s arms, chest and abdomen for examination if required.
3. If you have a pet, kindly ensure it is secured so as to avoid interference with medical crew and equipment.
4. Make sure that all furniture is moved out of the way so that the crew can bring their stretcher and equipment if required.