The Future of Emergency Medical Services: where are we headed?

Today, the causes of emergencies are multiple – ranging from natural disasters, ageing infrastructure, fire outbreaks and individual medical emergencies – which lead to reactive measures being taken in order to minimise destruction and maximise revival of the loss incurred. The emergency medical field has seen a dynamic transformation continually, the first stage being hammocks…

Help save lives: Tips for emergency situations

Medical emergencies including road accidents, railway mishaps, burns, sport injuries, cardiac-related emergencies and fits cannot be foreseen but take place each day. Unfortunately, most emergency cases result in death due to lack of immediate medical attention. However, the government is working towards building a well-equipped, accessible and affordable network of healthcare services in partnership with…

6 Myths about Ambulance Services

Since the past few decades, Indian citizens have rattled against unregulated emergency services. In the recent past, with the help of National Health Mission (NHM), the 108 ambulance services have been initiated to enhance the efficacy of emergency medical services in India. Despite these provisions, multiple myths have arisen about ambulances. Read on to know…