Accession Number : AD1048463

Title :   En Route Care in Confined Spaces: Impact of Transport, Immobilization Practices, Space Constraints, and Medical Awareness Enhancements

Descriptive Note : Technical Report,15 Sep 2016,16 Sep 2017

Corporate Author : U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory Fort Rucker United States

Personal Author(s) : Kinsler,Rachel ; Helgeson,Marcy

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Report Date : 01 Oct 2017

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : This group of research projects was designed to look at various aspects of transport, immobilization, optimal physical space, ergonomics, and enhancement of medical awareness. Outcomes of the project will provide significant information and tools that can be used toward increasing a patients safety, providing more effective patient care, reducing patient and medic discomfort, and the development of vibration mitigation systems.

Descriptors :   paramedic , vibration , HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING , patient care , medical services , posture(general) , AMBULANCES , safety , military medicine , AEROMEDICAL EVACUATION

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE