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The safety of healthcare workers in air medical transport (Medevac and Hems) of Covid-19 patients is the subject of a very recent publication in the Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open - Wiley Online Library.…
COVID-19, urgent medical flight by Air Force HH-101 helicopter: the transport helped relieve the intensive care unit in the Molise region, which has been particularly hard hit by the epidemiological emergency
Ambulance drone or helicopter? The solution could be the multicopter with rescue operator German rescue service ADAC Luftrettung published a study that shows multicopter rescue is feasible and could free up the rescue helicopter for other…
Bad weather in Piedmont: a deplorable and sad story where French first responders failed to intervene after help requests of 40 Italians in danger because of the bad weather. This behaviour forced Italian responders to an unusual trespass.
After 2012, when the Department of Health and the HSE’s National Ambulance Service (NAS) launched the first Emergency Aeromedical Service (EAS) in Ireland, the service transported critical patients to the most appropriate hospital.
It has been detected that during interfacility transports of injury patients by air ambulance, the deliveries ofter register a delay. A study carried out by the University of Toronto explained the causes.
MedEvac Foundation is organizing a webinar on how to avoid chronique fatigue among responders in MEDEVAC operations. The importance of this webinar is also to imrpove safety, because a more "relaxed" responder is a better responder.
Urban Search and Rescue Task Force from Massachusetts is landing in Oregon in order to help in the fight against wildfires that are destroying the very western areas of the US.
Japan Coast Guard in search for the missing Filipino ship for some days and now they are about to change their search and rescue methods in order to be more efficient.
In India, the idea of helipads to welcome an air ambulance with a COVID-19 pod have been launched a couple of years ago. Now it's reality.