6 Key Safety Tips for GBS Patients

Posted on March 12, 2019

Guillain-Barré (GBS syndrome) is a life-threatening disease requiring hospitalization or constant monitoring. In this syndrome, the body's immune system starts attacking part of the peripheral nervous system (PNS). The PNS connects the brain and spinal cord to the rest of your body. Once damaged, it affects the transmission of signals. GBS syndrome can affect the nerves that control muscle movement, temperature, touch sensations or transmit pain. This can lead to weakness and loss of sensation in those muscles.

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An Ultimate Guide to Commercial Medical Escorts

Posted on March 04, 2019

A commercial medical escort is helpful when you have to frequently travel for medical treatments and is a more affordable option when compared to air medical transport. The commercial medical escort service is not only therefore restricted to patients who are hospitalized or are in a critical condition but for those also who need assistance with travel, boarding, transfers between airlines, getting to and from the airports and need a secure way to go about it.
 

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AirMed International brings HCA beneficiary home from Ireland

Posted on December 31, 2018

On a family vacation outside Cork, Ireland this summer, Michael Kovach suddenly felt the classic symptoms of a heart attack: cold, clammy skin and severe pressure on his chest. "I actually died, and they shocked me back to life," recalls Kovach, who was rushed by ambulance to Cork University Hospital.
 

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AIRMED AND HCA GET FIRST-TIME PARENTS HOME IN TIME FOR BIRTH

Posted on December 30, 2018

In the furniture delivery business, it’s called “white glove” treatment: workers deliver a new piece of furniture, remove the old and leave your place spotless. That’s the analogy David Pate uses for the way AirMed International handled a much more important delivery – his pregnant wife Cassandra.

“I felt very comfortable and confident with everything that the team was doing the whole way,” Pate said.
 

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A Wonderful Experience Through Air Medical Transport

Posted on November 30, 2018

Dorothy Ackles has experienced her share of tough medical knocks.

Her experience with AirMed International wasn’t one of them. Quite the opposite, in fact.

Dorothy, a quadriplegic who also requires a ventilator, was flown by an AirMed crew from Wisconsin to Tennessee so that she can live in a care facility that specializes in people on ventilators.
 

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