Non-Emergency Medical Transport
If you have a family member that has been seriously hurt, and they need to get to the hospital, the first thing you’re going to do, is call emergency air ambulance services. Many know what to do in the case of a family member being seriously hurt, in order to get them help, but what about if they just need transportation? Maybe you live with an elderly family member, and you work during the day times, and they need to be transported to their doctor, or to a medical facility, during the time that you’re at work.
Some people do not realize that there are medical transports, which are non-emergency, and they can help to get a loved one to a designated medical facility. The vehicle may be a car, bus, van, or any type of vehicle that can transport several persons at once. There are many companies that are in any given city, and they will deal directly with medical transportation. These services are non-emergency, and they can be called upon when a family may need help transporting a person to a medical facility. It doesn’t matter what type of medical services the person may need.
If a person is being transported to a facility, for mental health issues, physical issues, none of this matters, because medical transportation services can get them there, no matter what the reason is. If you contact a medical transport company ahead of time, they can give quotes on prices, as well as letting you know where they can transport your loved one too. Some transportation services, may only go a short distance, or to certain facilities, while others can go long distances, and to anywhere you need transportation. If you find a good transportation company, chances are, you’ll use them again.
When looking for a transportation company, you want to make sure that the person transporting your family member, is not just the driver. It’s always wise to ensure that those transporting your loved ones, have some medical knowledge, and at the very least, they can do CPR, if it’s necessary. If you feel your loved one is in need of any type of medical attention, before you send them with a transporter, then it may be best to use an ambulance, or an emergency medical transportation service. Remember, only use medical transports that are non-emergency transporters, for those who need to be transported to a medical facility. If your family member is having an emergency, or you feel they need medical care, then hire an ambulance, or a medically reliable transportation service.
Uses For An Ambulance
If your elderly parent has fallen down the stairs, and they feel like something is broken, and they cannot get up, you don’t want to move them. The first thing you want to do, is call an ambulance. An ambulance can be reached by calling 911, and you can just request emergency medical services. Once the ambulance comes, they’ll be able to determine if your family member can be moved, and they can move them safely, without causing extra damage. It’s for situations such as this, why ambulances should be called.
Ambulances are also a great resource, for any other type of emergency services, because if it’s life or death, the medical equipment in an ambulance can help to save a life. There are defibrillators, and all types of medical equipment in an ambulance, and they are put there, just to save a person’s life. Not only will a person be transported to a medical facility, they can be cared for on the way to the facility, until they can see an emergency doctor. Long distance ambulances are available as well. Air Ambulance Network is a national Long Distance Medical Transport service that has a highly-skilled medical team. They work with individuals, families and medical providers throughout the United States to provide the very latest in non-emergency transport services for individuals in their care
Ambulances are so valuable, that you will never see anything, besides an ambulance, pick up someone who is in need of emergency medical attention. Someone who has been stabbed, shot, or if they are in cardiac arrest, these types of problems need emergency services, and just any transportation will not do. Persons who are in need of immediate attention, will need to be transported to an emergency center, and an ambulance is the best way to transport them there, unless they can take a helicopter. (discussed on the next page)