New cardiac emergency stations set up at Hyderabad airport

New cardiac emergency stations set up at Hyderabad airport
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To provide immediate assistance to passengers suffering a sudden cardiac arrest, the GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) authorities set up seven Cardiac Emergency Resuscitation Stations (ERS) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Hyderabad.

To provide immediate assistance to passengers suffering a sudden cardiac arrest, the GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) authorities set up seven Cardiac Emergency Resuscitation Stations (ERS) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Hyderabad.

These resuscitation stations have been set up under the signature programme – #PassengerIsPrime and are placed at strategic locations across the Passenger Terminal Building, one each at international SHA, check-in area, domestic arrivals, international arrivals, the airport village and two at the domestic Security Hold Area,

Each of these stations includes an Automated External Defibrillator, suction and other essential equipment, an oxygen cylinder, an emergency bag with intubation, well-equipped first aid kit and a stretcher all arranged inside the compact cabinet.

The ERS box can be accessible to a trained staff during the case of cardiac emergency and the patient can be given treatment. The airport community members are being trained to operate the Cardiac ERS and so far over 100 volunteers from across stakeholders in the airport have completed their training.

Apart from this, a 24X7 medical centre with 17-bed emergency treatment centre is also set up at the airport, which is operated by Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited. Three ambulances with advanced life-saving equipment is available within the airport premises round the clock beside well-trained doctors, paramedics and pharmacy.

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