Benefits Of Air Ambulance Servicesby Isapl Group Air Ambulance Services in India A person in distress is an emotional event. The Medical Emergency is of exigency. There are many facets to the support required. The relatives expect emotional support. The person needs timely medical attention. While the concerns of the family and friends are important, the professional prefer to focus on the patient.
The Medical Evacuation needs to be arranged with the lightening speed. At times, the access to patient is difficult. And thus speed-to-help has increased its quotient. The expectation is split-second Medical Evacuation.
Over the years, the Road ambulance and accessibility has improved remarkably. Nowadays, the Road route evacuation is far better. The Road Infra and the medical support on-way are more detailed. The medical escort can perform minor tests and also give temporary relief to patient. Road Ambulance is a stable, economical and reliable mode.
Simultaneously, the Asian countries have geared up to provide Air Evacuation.
The benefit of Air evacuation is that it has access to difficult terrains and speed is faster. The hospitals and para-med has also evolved in their preparedness. The Medical Emergency kit is handy. The Air Ambulance carries the usual medical equipment like ECG and monitors, ventilators, medication and stretchers. So now, patients can receive preliminary treatment while they are being evacuated to the nearest medical facility.
The US Govt and various countries have their standards for Medical Evacuation for both Road and Air Ambulance.
These apply to the:
> Transport vehicle (Aircraft, Van, Helicopter etc.)
> Medical crew
> Support devices
> Processes and data
The Air ambulance operations require special experience in safety and the capability of the pilot in flying emergency flights. The Aircraft selection is based upon the terrain and timing. In exigencies and protected areas, the Military and Govt licensed Air Ambulance is mandatory. Although the Charter Aircrafts are available, but equipping those with Life support facilities and crew credibility is uncertain. The Helicopter are real quick and have extensive reach, it has limitations on the ambient noise, space, air pressure and stability. The selection of crew is based upon the experience, accreditation, reliability and language proficiency. Only experienced medical team can handle traumatized patient during medical evacuation. During medical evacuation, the medical staff selection is specific to the patient condition, preliminary diagnosis, medical regulations, Doctor’s advice, Patient history and family preferences.
Few countries have excellent Medical Evacuation system, operated by the Government. But, most have a set of private service providers. Over the last decade, a lot of professional Air-Ambulance services have appeared on the arena. The terminal point of medical evacuation is decided by the medical team to ensure relevant specialty of the medical facilities.
A good Medical Evacuation service provider must have experts who have handled geographically and medically versatile cases. A seamless arrangement with the state and medical facilities is critical.
It is conclusive that the preferred mode of Medical evacuation is Air Ambulance, but only experienced hands can decide the most optimum mode and timing of an evacuation.
Isapl Group is more than an air ambulance company; we are a team of professionals dedicated to providing uncompromising service on the ground and in the air.
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