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Bariatric pt weighs over?

300 lbs


Which ambulances have been provided bariatric transport equipment?

Ambulance 33 and ambulance 29


Which unit can be utilized as a bariatric unit if A33 or A29 are not available?

Medical Ambulance Bus #1


Should medically stable bariatric pts transported if no bariatric unit is available?

Stable bariatric units can be held at the scene until an appropriate unit is available.


Does EMS need to wait for a bariatric unit to transport priority 1 or 2 pt's?

No, transport will not be delayed when possible


What is the approved Department supplied device for lifting and transferring bariatric pt's to a stretcher? Can improvised solutions be used?

The mega mover. no improvised solutions such as bed sheets, etc.