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ICU Management

High-End Transport Ventilation Around the World

2015 28 Oct

Interview with Georg Keunecke of FAI rent-a-jet AG on the global use of the HAMILTON-T1 as an ICU transport ventilator. Georg Keunecke is the Chief Flight Paramedic and Representative for Medical Devices with FAI rent-a-jet AG (dba Flight Ambulance International). Headquartered at the Nuremberg International Airport, the company serves a wide range... Read more

IMAGING Management

High Flying Point-of-Care Ultrasound

2016 20 Apr

Ultrasound technology is taking to the skies with the Essex Herts Air Ambulance Trust, a charity that provides a free, life-saving Helicopter Emergency Medical Service for the critically ill and injured of Essex, Hertfordshire and the surrounding areas. Stuart Elms, Clinical Director of the Trust, explained: “We operate two helicopters crewed by full-time... Read more

IT Management

Improving Treatment of Life-Threatening Bleeding

2015 17 May

U.S. researchers have successfully field tested a system that analysed patient vital signs during emergency transport, finding that it could detect those with life-threatening bleeding before they arrive at the hospital, potentially saving lives. The study, published in the journal Shock, was conducted by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital... Read more

ICU Management

By Road or By Air? An Ambulance Costs Analysis

2014 07 Jun

A recent study, published in the Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, has analysed and compared the costs involved in the three types of intensive care transports commonly used in Sweden.The aim was to evaluate to what extent the road ambulance, rotor-wing ambulance and fixed-wing ambulance differed in their cost-effectiveness.... Read more


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