State-of-the-Art Equipment

Helping to provide advanced life-saving care inflight.

 

Air Med’s fleet, which consists of EC-135 helicopters, Beechcraft King Air turboprop aircraft and one Bombardier Learjet 45, is equipped with advanced lifesaving equipment and manned by highly trained flight paramedics and RNs.

Live-Saving Supplies & Equipment

Each of our aircraft contain all the necessary supplies and equipment needed to treat patients in emergency situations.

  • Full complement of advanced life support drugs
  • Monitors and external pacemakers
  • IVAC medsystem III infusion pump with built-in drug calculator system
  • Physio Control Lifepak 12 with 12-lead EKG capability
  • Airway management equipment, including video and surgical airway devices
  • Helium/oxygen (Heliox) delivery*
  • Blood products
  • Impact EMV + series transport ventilator, capable of providing assist control (AC), SIMV, BiPAP, CPAP, pressure support and PEEP (can handle pediatric patients down to 5 KGs or 50 CC tidal volume)
  • Standard complement of ACLS/PALS medications, as well as RSI capabilities
  • Balloon pump and impeller pump transfers*
  • Extra-corporeal membrane oxygenators (ECMO)*
  • Nitric oxide ventilation*
  • Ventricular assist devices*

*We can accommodate ECMO, Nitric Oxide, Heliox, ventricular assist devices, nitric oxide ventilation and balloon pumps as part of the specialty transport team equipment. 

Capabilities

Our capabilities and resources allow us to provide the highest possible level of pre-hospital emergency medical care and disaster response to urban areas, but even the most remote parts of the Gulf of Mexico, coastal swamps and remote forest regions.

  • Pre-hospital blood product administration (PRBC)
  • LVAD
  • Intra-aortic balloon pump
  • Portable blood warmers
  • Double-load capability
  • Larger cabin to allow for CPR inside the aircraft
  • Direct access to Cath Lab for STEMI
  • Direct access to CT for strokes
  • Direct contact with physicians
  • Night vision goggles for all crew members during flight to improve safety
  • Twin-engine aircraft to accommodate maximum allowance of weight
  • Pediatric and specialty care transport services

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