Adverse events during rotary-wing transport of mechanically ventilated patients: a retrospective cohort study

@article{Seymour2008AdverseED,
  title={Adverse events during rotary-wing transport of mechanically ventilated patients: a retrospective cohort study},
  author={Christopher Warren Seymour and Jeremy M. Kahn and C. William Schwab and Barry D. Fuchs},
  journal={Critical Care},
  year={2008},
  volume={12},
  pages={R71 - R71}
}
INTRODUCTION Patients triaged to tertiary care centers frequently undergo rotary-wing transport and may be exposed to additional risk for adverse events. The incidence of physiologic adverse events and their predisposing factors in mechanically ventilated patients undergoing aeromedical transport are unknown. METHODS We performed a retrospective review of flight records of all interfacility, rotary-wing transports to a tertiary care, university hospital during 2001 to 2003. All patients… CONTINUE READING
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