A UK private ambulance company is selling some of its medical equipment in order to upgrade to newer ones.
Heathrow, London, United Kingdom, July 3, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) - UK private ambulance service company, Heathrow Air Ambulance (HAA), is announcing the sale of some of its medical emergency equipment in order to upgrade to newer updated versions and to maintain a high standard of quality of offering private ambulance services to the public.
The medical equipment that were still in excellent working condition and put up for sale were the following:
1) LIFEPAK 500 and LIFEPAK 1000 Automated External Defibrillators – these are portable electronic devices that automatically diagnoses the potentially life threatening cardiac arrhythmias of ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia in a patient, and is able to treat them through defibrillation, the application of electrical therapy which stops the arrhythmia, allowing the heart to re-establish an effective rhythm.
With simple audio and visual commands, AEDs are designed to be simple to use for the layman, and the use of AEDs is taught in many first aid, first responder, and basic life support (BLS) level cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes.
2) Aluminium Scoop Stretchers - devices used specifically for casualty lifting. It is most frequently used to lift supine patients from the ground, either due to unconsciousness or in order to maintain stability in the case of trauma, especially spinal injury, where it is used as an intermediate step between the ground and a restraining device such as a long spine board or vacuum mattress.
A scoop stretcher has a structure that can be split vertically into two parts, with shaped 'blades' towards the centre which can be brought together underneath a patient. The two halves are placed separately either side of the patient, and then brought together until securing clips at the top and bottom both engage.
Heathrow Air Ambulance Service is part of the wider Roebuck Air Services Group. Heathrow Air Ambulance Service is a long- established company with an excellence of service within the diverse roles of air ambulances, medical escorts, and the ground ambulance domain. Its dedication to achieving and maintaining the highest possible standards in every sector of its field. This ethic has helped HAA facilitate itself into becoming one of the leading air ambulance services in the U.K. More information about the company is available at http://www.heathrowairambulance.com/.
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