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By T. Martin

ISBN-10: 0754641481

ISBN-13: 9780754641483

ISBN-10: 1351960598

ISBN-13: 9781351960595

Nonetheless the one booklet released anyplace on the planet that's dedicated totally to the foundations of aeromedical delivery, Aeromedical Transportation has rightly develop into often called the only reference for the undefined. This moment variation has been notably revised and up-to-date; that includes the most recent examine, up to date references and new chapters on the shipping of extensive care sufferers, and clinical emergencies/death in flight. because the first version used to be released in 1996, the concept that of 'evidence-based medication' has been authorized as crucial in any booklet which endeavours to be the approved wisdom base in its topic zone. a truly sensible textual content, foreign in its method, a lot of its content material is dedicated to scientific issues. management and employer also are mentioned, yet are addressed from the point of view of the scientific aeromedical escort. The textual content is appropriate for clinical, paramedical and nursing body of workers and for these operating in organisations whose tasks contain the transportation of the ill and injured by means of air

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Most programs operated at a loss, and initial data regarding the impact of transport by air began to appear. What had been a predominantly trauma oriented field was expanded to include neonatal, obstetric, and cardiac patients. As a result the number of interhospital flights increased significantly. Since then, there has been a dramatic growth in emergency medical helicopter systems with 170 programs reported in 1992. collectively, these services have transported 728 000 patients over 92 million miles.

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