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Terms and definitions according to EN 1789:
- patient – a person whose condition requires medical care and/or appropriate transport by appropriately trained personel.
- patient in a state of emergency – a patient who as a result of illness, injury or other circumstances, is in immediate or imminent danger to life, unless immediate treatment and/or monitoring and appropriate transport to a diagnostic or treatment centre can be provided.
- road ambulance – a vehicle which crew consists of minimum two appropriately trained persons to provide care. The vehicle carries at least one patient on a stretcher.
Types of ambulances:
Type A: road ambulance for patient transportation – a vehicle designed to carry patients who are not expected to become emergency patients; it should have basic equipment for first aid and nursing care.
There are two types of ambulances for patient transportation:
- type A1: suitable for the transport of one patient;
- Type A2: suitable for the transport of one or more patients (on a stretcher and/or in a chair(s)
Type B: emergency road ambulance – a road ambulance constructed and equipped for the transport, basic treatment and monitoring of patients by commonly accepted methods of pre-hospital care.
Type C: road ambulance as a mobile intensive care unit – a road ambulance constructed and equipped for the transport, advanced treatment and monitoring of patients with commonly accepted methods of pre-hospital intensive care – a mobile intensive care unit.