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What is the ambulance stretcher?

Views: 10     Author: Site Editor     Publish Time: 2022-06-09      Origin: Site

One. Summary

The ambulance stretcher is a medical device that can be used to lay down a person. It is specially designed to be transported in an ambulance for use with facilities. The ambulance stretcher is deployed from the ambulance when it arrives at the injured person who needs to be lifted and transported to the hospital.

Stretchers are used in the medical industry to incapacitate disabled persons when they cannot walk, move or become unconscious. Specific injuries, even unproven, require the use of an ambulance stretcher.


Two. classification of ambulance stretcher

There are four types of ambulance stretchers used in ambulances: 1. Automatic loading stretcher (standard for ambulance) 2. Stair stretcher 3. Folding stretcher 4. Scoop stretcher.

1. Automatic loading stretcher

The self-loading stretcher of the China ambulance stretcher has the advantages of simple operation, lightness, and agility. When automatically loading the stretcher to transfer the wounded to and from the ambulance, the stretcher can be operated by a single person to realize the automatic conversion of high and low positions, which provides favorable conditions for the rapid and convenient rescue and transfer the wounded. The back and reclining plates are made of thermoplastic material suitable for extracardiac compressions and are easy to clean and sterilize. The back panel of the ambulance stretcher can be adjusted and fixed between 0-90 degrees, the side protection rail can be completely turned over, and it is equipped with a safety lever, which needs to be lifted when getting on the vehicle to prevent the stretcher from being unintentionally stowed away and protect the patient's safety. The vertical legs are cushioned.


1) The sponge pad stretcher machine is used to make the patient transport comfortable, lift the patient on the stretcher and transport it by ambulance.

2) If the head of the ambulance stretcher needs to be raised, press the button under the head of the stretcher to lift it upwards.

3) When the patient arrives at the ward or destination, pull out the handle, and two people can lift it down.

4) The stretcher surface guardrail adopts a rotary elastic locking device, and the bar is turned up to ensure the patient's safety. If necessary, the safety belt is used for insurance, and the guardrail is turned down so that the patient can get up and down quickly.

5) When the patient needs an infusion, one end of the stretcher surface can be inserted into the infusion frame.

2. Stair Stretcher

Background and significance of ambulance stretcher: With the increasing population in our country and the scarcity of land resources, high-rise buildings are undoubtedly the only way to save land resources. However, with the increase of aging in our country, if the elderly living in the high-rise need rescue in an accident, the ordinary stretcher will be difficult. Taking the stairs is not only time-consuming and labor-intensive but also life-threatening for particular patients. At this time, the stair stretcher was born.

The stair stretcher is mainly designed with a crawler type, suitable for transferring patients in the stairwell. The products are mostly made of lightweight aluminum-magnesium alloy materials. This product's back and rear armrests are sloping backward, and the unique design of the forearm so that the patient's weight is optimally distributed so that the operation is more labor-saving. The tall and long rear armrest is safer to operate. When going downstairs, it is possible to use this product to cross three floors of stairs, which means that it is a reality to push the patient downstairs one by one. Using this product, the ambulance stretcher, the patient will feel better on the ground. More comfortable.

3. Folding stretcher

The ambulance stretcher aluminum alloy folding stretcher is made of high-strength aluminum alloy material and Oxford leather surface. It has the characteristics of light weight, small size, easy to carry, and safe use. It is mainly suitable for hospitals, sports venues, ambulances and troops to transport wounded in the field. patient.

4. Scoop stretcher

The scoop stretcher is composed of two aluminum alloy plates on the left and right. Different from the general ambulance stretcher, it can insert two plates under the patient's body respectively, and then lift it up after buckling. Minimize the secondary injury to the patient during the handling process.

When transporting the wounded, first place the injured in a supine position, fix the neck, and then insert the left and right pieces of the stretcher into the back of the wounded from the side, and then fasten them before carrying.


Three. use of ambulance stretcher

Generally made of lightweight metal (usually aluminum), ambulance stretchers are long, rectangular in shape with a comfortable length and width for a person to lie on. It has handles at both ends so medical professionals can easily lift it. Stretchers are sometimes used for padding for added comfort, but no padding is used depending on the use of the injury, such as a spinal injury.

An ambulance stretcher can be carried in inaccessible places, such as on grass that cannot be rolled. It can also be easily pushed onto the wheeled frame, the surface is smoother, and the structure can increase movement speed.

The ambulance stretcher is a faster and more stable way to transport patients. Allows healthcare workers to free up their hands to hold any medical equipment the patient is using. Straps are used on ambulance stretchers, not for restraint but safety. They secure the injured person on a stretcher during transport.

In addition to being used for emergency vehicles, it is also suitable for transporting patients in major hospitals, battlefields, stadiums, etc., and can also be used for general operations. The ambulance stretcher should pay attention to turning up the safety fence when transporting the patient, mainly to ensure the patient's safety. During the process, pay attention to the direction of the knife and do not cut the protective surface of the ambulance stretcher.

Four. maintenance of ambulance stretcher

  1. Always keep the ambulance stretcher clean (including disinfection)

  2. Always check for loose parts

  3. It is forbidden to stand upside down during storage and transportation and stack them as shown in the packing box at the same time.

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