Air ambulance services are constantly innovating in the field of trauma care, working alongside the wider medical community, helping to globally reduce loss of life in people with life-threatening injuries and medical emergencies.
The medical and aviation skills of the pilots, critical care doctors and paramedics, and the ground support teams of air ambulances are gorgeous.
They collectively complete many lifesaving missions a year.
When you choose Air Ambulance, in addition to the medical care, handling all trip details for you. The services include:
- Pre-trip medical intake physical assessment of the patient.
- Communication between sending and receiving physicians and facilities.
- All medical care: administer medications, assist with meals, hygiene, mobility, and other care issues.
- Arrangement of all ground travel to and from the airport.
- Direct assistance with airport check-in, security clearance, and boarding on/off the aircraft.
- Customs and Immigration.
- Post-trip medical assessment and verbal report to receiving facility.
- Clearance through appropriate government agencies.
Domestic and International Air Ambulance handling Service
For patients requiring urgent care, the appropriate choice is transport by air medical flight.
With doctors, registered nurses, respiratory therapists, pediatric specialists, and critical care paramedics on staff, U.S. Air Ambulance offers bedside to bedside service to critically ill patients in need of medical air transport.
State of the Art Medical Aircraft
Equipped all planes with state-of-the-art life support equipment to meet the critical care needs of the patient.
Utilizing air ambulance jets, including Learjet and Gulfstream, as well as King Air and Cessna aircraft.
Outfitting each plane with the latest medical equipment and is strategically positioned to respond quickly to the patients’ needs.
Inspect each aircraft regularly and use state-of-the-art air medical equipment to ensure the safety and well-being of the patient.
When Air Ambulance is the Appropriate Choice
Air ambulance transport is the fastest method of transporting critically ill patients from one facility to another or bringing them closer to loved ones.
This is particularly important for international air transports when it is necessary to fly a patient long distances with the assistance of qualified medical staff.
Aero-medically trained team, combined with the most sophisticated air ambulance equipment, ensures competent care for the most critically ill patients. There are only a few conditions that prohibit air ambulance transport:
- Patients in labor
- Who have had heart surgery within 24 hours of the flight
- Patients with unstable vital signs
Air Medical Training
Based on the patient’s condition – whether on Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, or with Acute Respiratory or Specialty Trauma issues – the assigning of the appropriate medical team.
Each member of our air medical crew participates in rigorous annual training programs that ensure that their skills are at the highest level and they have leading-edge information regarding aero-medical protocol and procedures.
This includes courses in-flight safety and patient management in the airborne environment.
Medical Aircraft Options
In many instances, patients can be transported from one facility to another on commercial airlines with a medical escort. But many times circumstances require the use of a fully-equipped air ambulance.
When that’s the case, the Patient Transport Specialists at air ambulance will work to determine the most appropriate aircraft for the transport, at the most reasonable cost.