medical evacuation

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Noun1.medical evacuation - the evacuation of persons (usually by air transportation) to a place where they can receive medical caremedical evacuation - the evacuation of persons (usually by air transportation) to a place where they can receive medical care
evacuation - the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection
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Early in Operation Iraqi Freedom, medical leaders in the theater of operations recognized that patient conditions were well beyond the scope of the original medical evacuation concept, which allowed for patient attendance by a single emergency medical technician-trained medic, and put the critically ill patient at serious risk for potentially lethal complications.
Alain Le Roy, the outgoing UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, said the other three peacekeepers succumbed to their wounds awaiting medical evacuation. "We didn't get the clearance for the Medevac helicopter to take off immediately," the UN official told reporters at UN Headquarters, adding that Sudanese authorities had threatened to shoot the aircraft down if it took off without clearance.
The company's medical evacuation services had been recognised as the foremost in the industry in the Middle East region.
The 126th flew two brand-new Sikorsky HH-60L medical evacuation Black Hawks.
SGT Jim Nuzzi hooks onto a jungle penetrator before being winched to the ground during a medical evacuation training exercise.
* EMERGENCY MEDICAL EVACUATION premium prices depend on the insurer.
Muscat: A Royal Air Force of Oman helicopter was brought in to carry out a medical evacuation of a child to transport him from Musandam to Al Batinah governorate after he began suffering from health problems.
Amman, May 29 (Petra) His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army, on Tuesday followed up on a medical evacuation exercise, titled "Knights of the Healing", which was carried out by the Royal Medical Services.
The Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) said four patients were taken to hospitals in Damascus, the first of 29 critical cases approved for medical evacuation, and the remainder would be evacuated over the coming days.
ARAB NEWS JEDDAH: Medical evacuation aircraft during the first half of 2017 transported 1,001 cases inside and outside Saudi Arabia.
It is worth mentioning that the General Directorate of Medical Services of the Armed Forces has assigned a unified number (920006657) and electronic mail (COM@MEDEVDC.NET.SA) to facilitate the coordination and follow-up procedures for those whom medevac orders by planes have been issued in pursuit of communicating with the beneficiaries of such service 24 hours a day so as to achieve the best services for those whose health and emergency cases requiring to be transported via medical evacuation aircraft.

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