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 the… Continue Reading


A week with Air Ambulance Northern Ireland!

A young patient, Conor Henry from Coleraine visited the Air Ambulance base recently as part of his recovery, with his Mum Kirstin and Dad Darren. A lovely thank you from Conor's dad can be read on our website: https://t.co/E4qYShQzhl #AirAmbulanceNI #AANI pic.twitter.com/8wrnOu2Eba — Air Ambulance NI (@AirAmbulanceNI) June 7, 2018


Air ambulance Northern Ireland on #IWD2018

On #InternationalWomensDay we’re celebrating the superb women who are part of the medical team. Meet Dr Catherine Bell, Dr Sinead Campbell-Grey and Paramedic Emma Boylan. We are grateful for the expertise & dedication they bring – fantastic role models on #IWD2018 pic.twitter.com/5h7vEVRIEN — Air Ambulance NI (@AirAmbulanceNI) March 8, 2018


Angels in Flight

@jducanto @kovacsgj @TBayEDguy @ketaminh @KangarooBeach @TheNeurosim @mededgene AngelsInFlight @UpshawCrystal @BoudreauGilles Thanks pic.twitter.com/QotJtE4ZTP — carmine della vella (@airwayGladiator) October 25, 2017