Welcome to our Equipment Zone! Explore the different pieces of equipment our crews use on their life-saving missions everyday.

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Zoll Monitor

 

This is one of the most vital pieces of kit that our critical care teams carry, costing £34,000 each. Every patient is attached to the monitor, which measures vital signs, including; blood pressure, pulse rate, respiratory rate and oxygen saturation. It also works as a defibrillator, carries out cardiac pacing and prints-out patient results.

Each patient is connected to the device and provided with continuous monitoring and assessment – staying attached to the monitor until they arrive at hospital, where their care is handed over to the hospital team. EAAA have six monitors – one for each helicopter, one for each rapid response vehicle (RRV) and a spare at each base. The monitors are replaced every five years, and we are looking to replace them early 2019.