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Citation Information : Transport Problems. Volume 16, Issue 4, Pages 107-119, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/tp-2021-064
License : (CC BY 4.0)
Received Date : 21-May-2020 / Accepted: 10-December-2021 / Published Online: 24-December-2021
Ambulance vehicles play a vital role in sustaining the life of injured persons and should a provide safe transportation route to the medical institution. Transportation of injured patients in severe/critical conditions should be carried out with high caution, as there is no guarantee that patients’ health will not be harmed. The goal of this study is to minimize exposure to the external factors such as random shocks, sharp jumps, vibrations caused by irregular roads, speed breakers, weather, etc., that could influence the tasking ability of the medical team and further threaten the life of the already injured patient. This topic has not been widely researched and still requires implementation of novel standards that should improve the safety of the patient. This article aims to define the biomechanics of cabin occupant safety, introduce ways of collecting live data and develop new mechanisms that would allow safer transportation of patients without any meaningful health deterioration causing by the above-mentioned external factors. This study will identify safety hazards in the ambulance environment and determine the effectiveness of suggested countermeasures to mitigate any further injury or deterioration of the patient’s health.
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