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If you are experiencing a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1 and request EMS
be dispatched immediately.
All West Coast - Southern Medical Service. ambulances are fully stocked and equipped to render comprehensive Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) care. West Coast - Southern Medical Service's Advanced Life Support is the highest level of pre-hospital care available in the industry!
ALS equipment provides for cardiac monitoring, intubation, vents and medication administration.
Equipment in addition to ALS, includes oxygen, fixed to the wall and portable units. A full compliment of oxygen administration devices including airway maintenance adjuncts, oxygen masks, cannulas, and bag-valve masks in adult, pediatric and infant sizes for all airway management situations.
A wide assortment of bandaging materials, cold packs, hot packs, cervical collars, long and short backboards, sterile waters, burn treatments, splinting materials, oral glucose, OB kits, blood-pressure cuffs, electronic blood-pressure monitors.
All West Coast - Southern Medical Service ambulances are also equipped with two-way radios. This radio communication is the primary method of communication and dispatch. All West Coast - Southern Medical Service vehicles also have cellular telephones that offer a secondary method of communication. This ensures immediate access to the Medical Control in the hospital's Emergency Department. West Coast - Southern Medical Service crew members also carry pagers while on duty.
For a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1 immediately. To inquire as to whether West Coast - Southern Medical Service's licensed ambulance division is the most appropriate non-emergency transportation option for you, please do not hesitate to call us.
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