Accession Number : AD1035596

Title :   The Impact of Transport Time on Outcomes Following Evacuation from Point of Injury

Descriptive Note : Conference Paper

Corporate Author : 59th Medical Wing San Antonio United States

Personal Author(s) : Maddry,Joseph ; Perez,Crystal A ; Lear,Jill ; Reeves,Lauren K ; Bebarta,Vikhyat

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Report Date : 16 Jun 2017

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : During combat operations, patients with traumatic injuries require urgent medical attention and expeditious evacuation to improve survival. Aeromedical evacuation platforms such as MEDEVAC allow for urgent evacuation to military treatment facilities (MTF). Transport times vary depending on environmental factors and ability to land in combatant locations.

Descriptors :   patient care , evacuation , emergency medicine , Amputation , Wounds and injuries , Travel time , Reaction time , time , Military facilities , hospitals , health services , health , combat casualty care

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Weapons Effects(biological)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE