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2011-08-09 00:00:28

Leading U.S. air ambulance AirMed International recently completed a complicated 26-hour transport from central Asia to the United States to save a young man suffering from a widely undiagnosed and potentially fatal condition. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Leading U.S.

2011-07-02 00:00:32

Hawaii and Washington-based Airmen route through Christchurch, New Zealand to MEDEVAC an ailing National Science Foundation contractor from McMurdo Station, Antarctica. ChristChurch, New Zealand (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 While using night vision equipment and navigating around volcanic ash hazards, a C-17 Globemaster III and crew from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, alongside aeromedical evacuation and Critical Care Air Transport Team Airmen, successfully evacuated an ailing Antarctic...

2011-04-19 08:51:00

WOODLAND, Wash., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifePort, Inc. announced today that it had been awarded an IDIQ contract by the Defense Logistics Agency permitting orders up to $45.5 million to provide Stanchion Litter Systems (SLS) through the Electronic Catalog (ECAT).

2010-03-03 14:30:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "There has been a significant increase of children traveling, for school or volunteer activities, in the last few years despite the economic downturn," says Kate Goggin, author of the new iPhone app, Backpack Kids: The Safety Planning Checklist for Overseas Travel.

2010-01-22 13:52:47

Musculoskeletal problems take more out of active duty, and psychiatric illness is on the rise.

2009-09-25 09:36:00

WALDORF, Md., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Jordan Wells has issued the following statement in conjunction with the upcoming one year anniversary of the medevac tragedy in Maryland on September 27, 2008.

2008-10-23 15:00:28

Medevac helicopters are used unnecessarily in many occasions throughout the United States and changes are necessary to the emergency system, doctors say. Doctors such as Dr. Marc R. Matthews of Phoenix and Dr. Jeffrey P.

2008-10-08 18:00:34

By EARL KELLY Staff Writer BALTIMORE - A national panel will review the protocols Maryland uses to determine which patients are taken from accident scenes to trauma centers, state officials said Monday.

2008-10-07 18:00:34

By EARL KELLY Staff Writer The heads of the state trauma center and emergency medical system were expected this afternoon to call for a review of the criteria for flying patients aboard state police helicopters.


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