EMERGENCY HEALTH PROBLEM IN SAILORS ON BOAT

SOS DOCTORS having many years of experience in providing medical services in Greece have the ability to respond to any urgent medical need of Shipping Companies that concerns the medical problems of seafarers at sea.

Provide:

  • Immediate conversation with a doctor 24/7
  • Telephone, satellite, or video call
  • 20 Specialties day and night
  • Troubleshooting by a Specialist Doctor
  • Immediate access of the doctor to the Medical Record of the patient
  • Ability to talk in the language of sailors
  • Specialization in emergencies

TELEPHONE MEDICAL PHONE ADMINISTRATION

  • Conversation with Doctor 24/7
  • Phone, satellite, or video call with a doctor
  • The SOS DOCTOR coordinator directs to the appropriate specialty
  • Specialist Doctor treats the incident
  • 20 Specialties of doctors (Pathologist, Orthopedist, Neurologist, Dentist, ENT, Ophthalmologist, Dentist, etc.)
  • Providing information on patient care and medication
  • Ability to converse in the patient’s language
  • Electronic Patient Medical Record

EMERGENCY MEDICAL PROBLEM AT BOARD: TREATMENT PROCEDURE

  1. The Coordination Center receives an e-mail from the Captain with a brief description of the sailor’s health problem
  2. The Coordinating Physician gives the first instructions to the Captain or to the patient himself.
  3. In a short time from the first call, the Coordinating Doctor brings the patient in contact with the Specialist Doctor of the team.
  4. The Doctor gives precise instructions that relate to his specialty and remains on call for the specific case, until its final resolution.
  5. The Doctor who undertakes the incident has the possibility of intercommunication with Doctors of all specialties.
  6. The doctor may also request visual material (eg a photograph of a burn).
  7. The doctor gives clear & responsible instructions for the care of the patient at sea, taking medication, the possible need for transport to the hospital, or for anything else that may be needed
  8. All instructions are sent with a signed Medical Report
  9. The Doctor advises transporting the patient to the hospital, only in case it is necessary, avoiding the unnecessary change of course of the ship
  10. SOS DOCTORS undertake the organization of air transport, repatriation, and patient escort, from Doctor or Nurse to hospitals around the world

TRAVEL MEDICAL ASSISTANCE-AIR TRANSPORTATION AND RETURN OF PATIENTS

In case a transfer of one of your crew is required, we undertake the organization of the air transport as well as the escort of the patient.

  • The long-term cooperation of our company with the largest insurance companies and the experience of our Doctor associates in hundreds of patient transports to and from abroad are a guarantee for the perfect and safe transportation of your employees.
  • Our company operates a special aviation team, consisting of Doctors of all specialties with many years of experience in aviation and traumatology
  • We have experienced Nurses and Doctors with valid travel documents to accompany transport around the world, whenever needed
  • The medical equipment of SOS DOCTORS guarantees the successful treatment of every need during transport

ASK FOR AN OFFER

The cost of providing telephone medical advice is usually determined by the number of boats contained in the contract and is independent of the number of incidents that will occur.

For more details send us an email at [email protected]