Aeromedical Evacuation

Aeromedical Evacuation

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Edited by eminent experts in the field, this text brings together medical specialists from all four branches of the armed services. This book discusses the history of aeromedical evacuation, triage and staging of the injured patient, evacuation from site of injury to medical facility, air-frame capabilities, medical capabilities in-flight, response to in-flight emergencies, and mass emergency evacuation. The rapid-fire response of aeromedical evacuation services is required to treat and transport patients injured in regional conflicts, in mass emergencies and natural disasters, in the face of terrorist attack, and in the event of biological or chemical warfare.Obstetric patients First trimester Uterine bleeding (especially with cramping) Suspected ruptured ectopic pregnancy Second ... ectopic pregnancy has been ruled out, the spontaneous abortion can be further classified according to stage of progression. ... The final stage of most spontaneous abortions, termed a€œ completea€ abortion, is when all tissue has been passed and is ... Fortunately, few patients will experience heavy bleeding within the first week after the onset of spotting.12 Duringanbsp;...

Title:Aeromedical Evacuation
Author:William W. Hurd, John G. Jernigan
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2002-10-17


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