L-0.2, r. 1 - Regulation respecting the application of the Act respecting medical laboratories and organ and tissue conservation

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223. An ambulance must be provided with medical equipment that must be disinfected and checked to ensure proper functioning. Such equipment must include:
(a)  basic equipment:
i.  1 multi-level type stretcher with all the equipment necessary for its use;
ii.  1 convertible articulated stretcher (sitting or lying position type);
iii.  1 short dorsal board, standard model, measuring 85 cm by 45 cm;
iv.  1 long dorsal board, standard model, measuring 180 cm by 45 cm;
v.  3 cervical support collars: 1 small, 1 medium, 1 large;
vi.  6 cardboards splints: 2 measuring 105 cm, 2 measuring 80 cm for the legs and 2 measuring 45 cm for the arms;
vii.  2 bags of sand of 1.75 kg each of the long type to permit holding a limb or the head in place;
viii.  3 blankets;
ix.  4 sheets;
x.  2 pillows; and
xi.  4 cloth pillowcases and 2 plastic pillowcases;
(b)  respiratory equipment:
i.  2 oxygen cylinders of 360 litres each;
ii.  1 manometer and flow regulator and an oxygen humidifier;
iii.  3 oxygen masks, 24% concentration: 1 for adults, 1 for children and 1 for babies;
iv.  3 nasal cannula: 2 for adults and 1 for children;
v.  4 oxygen catheters: 2 number 14F and 2 number 10F;
vi.  1 mouth to mouth ventilation mask; and
vii.  1 amber type oxygen gasbag with a safety valve for resuscitation;
(c)  vacuum equipment:
i.  1 suction apparatus with electric vacuum pump;
ii.  1 portable suction apparatus;
iii.  3 series of suction catheters Nos. 10F, 14F and 18F; and
iv.  1 rigid rod for suction;
(d)  first aid equipment:
i.  24 pre-alcoholized pads;
ii.  12 compressive bandages;
iii.  4-10 cm elastic crepe-type strips;
iv.  6 kling-type strips: 3 measuring 7.5 cm and 3 measuring 15 cm;
v.  20 sterilized gauze pads measuring 10 cm by 10 cm, individually wrapped;
vi.  2-5 cm anti-allergic rolls of adhesive tape;
vii.  1-15 ml bottle of Ipeca syrup;
viii.  15 tongue-depressors, individually wrapped;
ix.  2 reniform receptacles; and
x.  1-100 ml plastic bottle containing chlorexidine based disinfectant;
(e)  intravenous equipment:
i.  2 Lactate Ringer bags of 1,000 ml each;
ii.  2-5% glucose of 500 ml each;
iii.  2 physiological saline solution bags of 1,000 ml each;
iv.  2 venous tourniquets;
v.  4 perfusor tubes; and
vi.  3 series of butterfly type intravenous needles, Nos. 19, 21 and 25;
(f)  one basic portable life support kit:
i.  1 stethoscope;
ii.  1 sphygmomanometer;
iii.  1 series of oropharingeal cannula of the following sizes: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6;
iv.  1 pair of curve-pointed scissors;
v.  1 box of disposable gloves;
vi.  20 gauze compresses: 10 cm by 10 cm, individually wrapped;
vii.  3-7.5 cm kling type strips;
viii.  2 rolls of adhesive tape: 1 of 5 cm and 1 of 7.5 cm;
ix.  5 tongue-depressors individually wrapped;
x.  6 granulated sugar sachets; and
xi.  1-250 ml bag of physiological saline solution;
(g)  one delivery kit:
i.  2 pairs of sterilized gloves;
ii.  2 disposable sterilized clamps, measuring 48 by 66 cm;
iii.  2 vacuum catheters: 1-No. 10F and 1-No. 18F;
iv.  1 oxygen catheter with a safety valve for resuscitation No. 10F;
v.  1 gasbag mask with a safety valve for resuscitation of the new-born;
vi.  1 rubber pear to vacuum the air ducts of the new-born;
vii.  3 umbilical cord clamps or pressure forceps;
viii.  1 pair of sterilized scissors;
ix.  12 sanitary or obstetrical pads; and
x.  10 sterilized compresses measuring 10 cm by 10 cm.
All disposable supplies contemplated in this section must be replaced when they have been used. The bags contemplated in subparagraphs i, ii and iii of subparagraph e of the first paragraph and in subparagraph xi of subparagraph f of the first paragraph, must be replaced on the expiry date fixed by the manufacturer.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. P-35, r. 1, s. 223.