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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Emergency Medical Facilities in Trains

First Aid Boxes have been provided on all passenger carrying trains and Augmented First Aid Boxes have been provided in nominated long distance trains. The front line staff deployed on trains is trained in rendering First Aid. Services of doctors travelling as passengers are utilized to attend to passengers who are in need of urgent medical assistance. Trains can also make unscheduled halts, if necessary, at the stations en-route in emergencies. The Station Masters have details of doctors, clinics & hospitals, both Government and Private, in the vicinity of the stations, so that their services could also be availed, in emergencies.

Life saving medicines/injections such as Tab. Sorbitrate 10 mg, Soluble Aspirin 100/150 mgm, Injection Deriphyllin, Injection Lasix 40 mgm, Injection 25% glucose, Injection Adrenaline 1 ml, Injection Efcorlin 100 mg, Injection Atropine 1 ml, Injection Pheniramine Maleate 25 mgm, Ringers solution- 450 ml, Injection Normal Saline 0.9% 450 ml etc. are available in Augmented First Aid Boxes in long distance trains.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
 Source : PIB

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