Monitor with basics of ECG, Sats, NIBP plus additional modules of CO2, Arterial line, Central Line, Defibrillator and External pacer. All this in one unit, with a detachable screen and controls connected by Bluetooth. This wireless detachment stays with the doctor in-charge. This machine is being introduced and gradually replacing the traditional Zoll units in UK, Germany and Australia. ICATT is the only operational air ambulance service in India to have this Unit.
Oxylog 3000 plus
Transport ventilator. Robust and rugged enough to be used by all the US and British Aeromedical Corps in Afghanistan and Iraq and majority of the Aeromedical services in the developed world. Non of the Air ambulance services in India use it. Because it is costly and complicated. It is complicated because of the wide range of settings it offers. This can be a daunting task to untrained doctors who are not from the ICU background. But ICATT really exploits its range of settings to suit the demands of the hyper critical patients it transfers including the Non-invasive settings. Therefore, not requiring a separate NIV resource. This machine never fails and survive crash landings.
Braun, Germany: Can be programed to achieve target controlled infusions. That is, the concentration of the drug in the blood stream or brain can be targeted and achieved by these computerized pumps. Again, these are not used by other players as they don’t understand the science behind target control infusions. Therefore, they go for cheaper, less reliable equipment.