Yes, an air ambulance chartered on your behalf can transport patients who need non-critical care, are bedridden, or fragile. Many patients take a private air ambulance just because they cannot situp or have injuries that make them fragile, uncomfortable and not suited for normal commercial aircaraft transport.
Aircraft may be equipped with a combination of an Intensive Care Unit and a Coronary Care Unit based on patient needs.
Emergency medical aircraft should also have a specially FAA approved stretcher that looks similar to a bed that allows fragile patients to travel in comfort whil minimizing movement.
A specialized, highly technical level of health care that includes diagnosis and treatment of disease and disability in sophisticated, large research and teaching hospitals serving a large geographic region. Specialized intensive care units, advanced diagnostic support services, and highly specialized personnel/specialist physicians for cardiac, medical, trauma, neurological, pediatric, and neonate/infant care, are characteristic of tertiary health care.
A medical caregiver with ALS (advanced life support) level training.
The rate and extent of disease.
Medical care provided en-route between two medical facilities, usually between a local community hospital and a regional trauma center or other specialty center.
Helicopter air ambulance providing emergency medical services.
A medical caregiver with BLS level training.
An arrangement of medical, public health, and public safety resources to prevent occurrences of emergency illness and injury and to mitigate the impact of such occurrences which can’t be prevented. May be local, regional, state, or national.
A ground ambulance providing a level of medical care higher than ALS, staffed with specially trained nurses and paramedics.
The most basic level of medical care provided in an ambulance, usually by First Responders and EMT’s.