Learn what complications can arise from weight-loss procedures and medications in the morbidly obese patient as well as how to treat and transport this special population.
Handling Bariatrics 1
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Handling Bariatrics 2
Escambia County’s (Fla.) bariatric ambulances have large-body stretchers with extra handholds and come equipped with ramps and winches to pull bariatric patients into the patient compartment. (Photo Courtesy Escambia County EMS)
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It’s important to understand the complications to medical and surgical approaches to weight loss so you can manage them. (Photo Vu Banh)
Glide patient loads down stairs.
Tough, dependable bags.
Keeps you powered on every call.
Convert a Ferno Cot to a bariatric cot.
Versatility in confining environments.
Superior stability and safety.
Easier lifting and loading.
For Medtronic / Physio Control Life Pak 12 and 15.
Secure the Physio Control Lifepak 12.
Secure the Philips HeartStart MRx.
Secure the Zoll M Series.
Secure the Zoll E Series.
Allows efficient patient movement.
For extricating from confined spaces.
Innovative pediatric transport.
Secure transport for pediatric patients.
For pre-term neonates and larger infants.
Adjustable three-point harness system.
Accommodate the most modern supplies.
Designed for the highest quality.
Easy to handle stretcher.
Superior comfort and safety.
Maximum safety on stairs.
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