Rudman's patient was urgently medevaced
to Staten Island for treatment.
I was medevaced
immediately into surgery," White said.
Usually patients are medevaced
to us within 30 minutes.
It took three weeks in intensive care before she was medevaced
to San Francisco, followed by thirty surgeries and years of rehabilitation.
John Wolfe, who himself lost a leg in Vietnam, was medevaced
and nearly died three times (surviving two open--heart massages and the infusion of 39 pints of blood) before being delivered to a hospital ship where, sometime after, he underwent the following:
the man to Dubai where he had surgery and got him home on a stretcher on a commercial flight.
Cromarty, 20, was wounded in the shoulder and medevaced
by air ambulance to Winnipeg in stable condition.
During Desert Storm, LRMC personnel had an idea of how many patients would be medevaced
in, but they didn't have specific information about individuals' medical conditions to speed up their care upon arrival," said Livingston.
At the beginning of OEF and OIF, LRMC personnel had an idea of how many patients would be medevaced
in, but they didn't have specific information about individuals' medical conditions to speed up care upon arrival, Pamerleau said.
And patients with abdominal wounds are medevaced
to LRMC with only bandages covering the wounds, allowing swelling inside the abdomen to decrease and reducing the possibility of kidney damage and renal failure.
When movement is necessary, the patient is medevaced
to Bethel or Anchorage.
Once the immediate danger passed, the wounded were medevaced
from the scene.