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Air Medical Transport’s priority is always the safety and privacy of our patients and clients. To describe our information clearly and be understood by most audiences, we use standard language acceptable under HIPPA laws, the EMS community, and the American Hospital Association guidelines. The following content is not intended to substitute for any professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or your qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding any patient care.
BEST TECHNIQUE FOR SUCCESSFUL AIR AMBULANCE COORDINATIONS

BEST TECHNIQUE FOR SUCCESSFUL AIR AMBULANCE COORDINATIONS

Effective team performance for air ambulance transports or any medical transports relies on the interaction of many individuals from different regions and sometimes different continents with highly diverse backgrounds in terms of expertise, training, and experience.

TYPES OF PATIENT TRANSPORTATION

TYPES OF PATIENT TRANSPORTATION

FIXED WING AMBULANCES are specialized medical EMS airplanes that handle domestic or international transports over longer travel distances or terrain impractical for ground and helicopter transports. The word fixed-wing stands for wings that do not move and the type of aircraft that generates forward thrust powered by propeller-driven or jet engines.  

OTHER FACTORS TO CONSIDER FOR AMBULANCE TRANSFERS

OTHER FACTORS TO CONSIDER FOR AMBULANCE TRANSFERS

The patient’s environment plays a role when choosing the proper mode of transport and equipment. An example goes as follows: A non-ambulatory patient lives on a second floor and needs to get to their room but has stairs and narrow pathways as obstacles. This calls for a transfer using a stair chair or ….

IDENTIFYING THE TYPE OF MEDICAL TRANSPORT

IDENTIFYING THE TYPE OF MEDICAL TRANSPORT

Identifying the type of medical transport is an important step that always needs to be the safest for the patient, based on the patient’s current medical needs, mobility status, and environment.

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