Medic 171 is a PA Department of Health licensed ALS (advanced life support) unit and carries all the required equipment. Some of the advanced capabilities of this unit include the Physio-Control Lifepak 12 with hands free defibrillation and 12 lead EKG capabilities. In addition this machine includes non-invasive blood pressure monitoring and capnography. Ventilation of non-breathing and intubated patients is accomplished with the LSP automatic ventilator. This unit also carries specialized pediatric supplies, CPAP, nitros oxide, and an IO drill. Patient transportation is accomplished with the Stryker Rugged MX-Pro stretcher. This stretcher has a weight capacity of 650 pounds and is a roll in type stretcher.