Feasibility of Prehospital Rapid Sequence Intubation in the Cabin of an AW169 Helicopter – Air Medical Journal

Feasibility of Prehospital Rapid Sequence Intubation in the Cabin of an AW169 Helicopter – Air Medical Journal — Read on http://www.airmedicaljournal.com/article/S1067-991X(20)30195-4/fulltext

Intubation during a medevac flight: safety and effect on total prehospital time in the helicopter emergency medical service system | Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine | Full Text

The Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) commonly intubates patients who require advanced airway support prior to takeoff. In-flight intubation (IFI) is avoided because it is considered difficult due to limited space, difficulty communicating, and vibration in flight. However, IFI may shorten the total prehospital time. We tested whether IFI can be performed safely by theContinue reading “Intubation during a medevac flight: safety and effect on total prehospital time in the helicopter emergency medical service system | Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine | Full Text”

Aeromedical evacuations during the COVID-19 pandemic: practical considerations for patient transport

Aeromedical evacuations during the COVID-19 pandemic: practical considerations for patient transport — Read on http://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/canadian-journal-of-emergency-medicine/article/aeromedical-evacuations-during-the-covid19-pandemic-practical-considerations-for-patient-transport/EE0DD2AAE402CE166D08DD29D949E292/core-reader

Large-Scale Air Medical Operations in the Age of Coronavirus Disease 2019: Early Leadership Lessons From the Front Lines of British Columbia – Air Medical Journal

Large-Scale Air Medical Operations in the Age of Coronavirus Disease 2019: Early Leadership Lessons From the Front Lines of British Columbia – Air Medical Journal — Read on http://www.airmedicaljournal.com/article/S1067-991X(20)30086-9/fulltext

Transport of COVID-19 and other highly contagious patients by helicopter and fixed-wing air ambulance: a narrative review and experience of the Swiss air rescue Rega | Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine | Full Text

The current COVID-19 pandemic highlights the challenges air ambulance services are facing when transporting highly infectious patients for several hours in enclosed spaces. This overview provides an example of a standard operating procedure (SOP) for infection prevention measures in HEMS missions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, we describe different methods used by several organizations inContinue reading “Transport of COVID-19 and other highly contagious patients by helicopter and fixed-wing air ambulance: a narrative review and experience of the Swiss air rescue Rega | Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine | Full Text”

COVID-19 update from the Emergency Medical Retrieval Service in Glasgow. – Airambulance forum

COVID-19 update from the Emergency Medical Retrieval Service in Glasgow. – Airambulance forum — Read on airambulance-forum.info/2020/06/11/covid-19-update-from-the-emergency-medical-retrieval-service-in-glasgow/

COVID-19 x Aeromedical Services – Associação Brasileira de Operadores Aereomédicos – Medium

Has anyone asked you how the transport of suspected or infected patients is carried out in the aeromedical service? Or what is the procedure for disinfecting aircraft? How to protect the crew… — Read on medium.com/@aboa.brasil/covid-19-x-aeromedical-services-4f3625429b5d