Switzerland’s REGA achieves 300,000th mission

Switzerland’s REGA achieves 300,000th mission

10-Oct-2010 Source: REGA

On Tuesday afternoon, the 300,000. Using the Rega since its founding in 1952 took place. Newborn twins have been kicked out of neonatology at Children’s Hospital Lucerne with the Rega helicopter in their home canton of Vaud back.

The twins, at 1 October had come to the world, were maintained on the Department of Newborn Children’s Hospital of Lucerne. On Tuesday afternoon, they could be transferred to their home canton of Vaud. In the hospital near their home, they are still cared for some time on. “I’m so happy! The babies and I feel already very good, we have quickly recovered from the birth, “said the mother on the day of the transfer flight.

At such operational flights, the pilot and paramedics are not as usual by a Rega ambulance, but accompanied by a pediatrician and nurse. Rega-based crew took this medical team in Lausanne University Hospital CHUV Lausanne on board – including the Isolette, which is used in the helicopter for transport. The team looked after the twins on the way back to the finish and gave the newborn to the hospital staff on site.

The Rega was even before birth for this family in action: On Friday, 1st October, she had flown the pregnant mother of Lausanne to Lucerne. There was some support for the newborn twins.

[Electronic Translation from German]

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