Fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters equipped for air transport of patients.
A vehicle equipped for transporting patients in need of emergency care.
Emergency Medical Services
Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.
Emergency Medical Technicians
Paramedical personnel trained to provide basic emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses. These services may be carried out at the site of the emergency, in the ambulance, or in a health care institution.
The mixture of gases present in the earth's atmosphere consisting of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases.
Emergency Medical Service Communication Systems
The use of communication systems, such as telecommunication, to transmit emergency information to appropriate providers of health services.
Transportation of Patients
Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.
Emergency Service, Hospital
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
Emergency Services, Psychiatric
Organized services to provide immediate psychiatric care to patients with acute psychological disturbances.
Situations or conditions requiring immediate intervention to avoid serious adverse results.