The UK helicopter ambulance tasking study.

  title={The UK helicopter ambulance tasking study.},
  author={Nicola K Littlewood and Andrew A. Parker and Stephen T Hearns and Alasdair R. Corfield},
  volume={41 1},
INTRODUCTION Helicopter ambulances are a scarce and expensive resource and their use carries significant risk for crew and patients. AIMS To establish and compare the tasking criteria, dispatch arrangements and crew configuration for all helicopter ambulance services in the United Kingdom. METHODS Structured telephone interview of all helicopter ambulance services in the United Kingdom. RESULTS Replies were received from all 16 UK air ambulance services. Crew configuration varies between… CONTINUE READING

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