air ambulance

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A helicopter, or, less commonly, a fixed wing aircraft, used to evacuate a person who requires immediate medical attention that cannot be provided on site

air ambulance

Emergency medicine A helicopter or, less commonly, a fixed wing aircraft, used to evacuate a person who requires immediate medical attention that cannot be provided at his/her current location
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Due to the severity of his injuries, a medical helicopter was called in to transport him to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.
It is currently in use in over 100 medical facilities for donor distribution and medical helicopter services.
He was taken by medical helicopter to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield.
SeeNews) - Sep 10A , 2013 - Belgian aviation firm Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen, or NHV said Friday it had won a tender to provide medical helicopter services to the French hospitals of Arras and Lille.
Live television footage showed the medical helicopter that took Mubarak from Cairo's Tora prison arrive at a nearby military hospital.
With the soldier shot in the neck critically injured, a medical helicopter was called and a landing site identified.
The air medical and rescue sector's key players, including PHI Air Medical, Gulf Helicopters, FLIR Systems, HR Smith Group, International Vertical Access Network and Mark Mennie & MFI will be promoting their latest medical helicopter additions, aircraft medical equipments and thermal imaging systems, in addition to their innovative search and rescue products.
Hatem el-Gabali, the Egyptian health minister, has arranged for the injured including the bus driver and a tour guide to be transferred by medical helicopter from Hurghada General Hospital to the Nasser Institute Hospital in Cairo.
The emergency medical helicopter which operates from Sheffield is to be moved to North Yorkshire to provide a more comprehensive service.
Eight ambulances, four fire engines and a medical helicopter were scrambled after neighbours heard a woman scream: "Help us, we're dying.
Safety teams put out the fire and a medical helicopter flew Hissette to Rashid Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival, the statement said.
The hurt man was airlifted ashore by a medical helicopter.