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

Report Date:

2017-06-16

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Weapons Effects (Biological)

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE