Thiruvananthapuram International Airport has deployed a D-Level ambulance to deal with emergency medical situations, sources said on Friday.
This ambulance will have modern facilities, including a mini ventilator. It also has the facilities of a defibrillator, a cardiac monitor, a syringe pump, Ambu bags for artificial respiration, and a trolley stretcher.
Apart from the D-level ambulance, a total of 4 ambulances and 19 defibrillator machines are available in both the international and domestic terminals of the airport.
Airport staff are also trained to provide first aid in emergency medical situations. The airport has 24-hour medical rooms in both the terminals and an emergency medical center to handle medical emergencies. The services will be coordinated by experts from HLL Life Care.