The Portable Isolation Unit was designed to be used with rotary-wing maritime evacuation, and allows infected patients to be transported without risk of contaminating the aircrew or aircraft.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha confirmed Saturday that the unidentified person was being monitored in a secure facility not accessible to the public or other patients.
This planning checklist is intended to assist emergency medical services and other transport providers assess and improve their influenza pandemic preparedness.
This playbook synthesizes multiple sources of information in a single planning document addressing the full spectrum of infectious agents to create a concise reference resource for emergency medical services (EMS) agencies developing their service policies.
Air ambulances carry patients with many different illnesses and injuries, ensuring that an aircraft is meticulously clean is essential for both patients and crew.
The training involved the use of the Transport Isolation System — a closed-off unit that can quarantine up to eight patients at once in flight.