Advocate Children’s Hospital debuts new custom designed ‘ICU on wheels’ ambulance

Advocate Children’s Hospital debuts new custom designed ‘ICU on wheels’ ambulance

CHICAGO (TOC) — An area hospital is exhibiting off its new “ICU on wheels.”

Advocate Youngsters’s hospital is debuting its new custom-built ambulance designed to supply the very best transportation care for youths.

It incorporates a monitor within the cab so dad and mom can watch a stay feed of their youngsters within the again. It additionally has top-of-the-line brakes, shocks, and air con to make sure a clean and secure trip.

“Infants and youngsters with extreme and sudden sicknesses and accidents want an ambulance with the whole lot rigorously designed to take care of them within the most secure circumstances potential. This ambulance is the results of numerous hours of planning and design to ensure we offer the secure specialised care our sufferers want,” mentioned Irma Guevara, the supervisor of the Advocate Youngsters’s Hospital Neonatal/Pediatric Transport Crew.

Guevara’s workforce is the one pediatric/neonatal transport workforce within the state of Illinois with the capabilities and coaching to move sufferers requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), a life-support machine for sufferers with extreme and life-threatening sickness that stops their coronary heart or lungs from working correctly.

Docs say there’s a lot to contemplate when transporting infants and Advocate mentioned it’s on observe to do greater than 5,000 transports this 12 months.

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