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Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Utilization for Scene Trauma: An Evidence-Based Guideline

  • Author Footnotes
    1 Elizabeth Powell, MD, is an EMS Fellow at the University of Cincinnati and a flight physician with UC Health Air Care & Mobile Care.
    Elizabeth Powell
    Footnotes
    1 Elizabeth Powell, MD, is an EMS Fellow at the University of Cincinnati and a flight physician with UC Health Air Care & Mobile Care.
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    2 William Hinckley, MD, FACEP, CMTE, is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Cincinnati, air medical director and flight physician with UC Health Air Care & Mobile Care, and president of the Air Medical Physician Association. He can be reached at @UCAirCareDoc on Twitter.
    William R. Hinckley
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    2 William Hinckley, MD, FACEP, CMTE, is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Cincinnati, air medical director and flight physician with UC Health Air Care & Mobile Care, and president of the Air Medical Physician Association. He can be reached at @UCAirCareDoc on Twitter.
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  • Author Footnotes
    1 Elizabeth Powell, MD, is an EMS Fellow at the University of Cincinnati and a flight physician with UC Health Air Care & Mobile Care.
    2 William Hinckley, MD, FACEP, CMTE, is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Cincinnati, air medical director and flight physician with UC Health Air Care & Mobile Care, and president of the Air Medical Physician Association. He can be reached at @UCAirCareDoc on Twitter.
      As critical care transport medicine (CCTM) providers, 4 of the issues that matter most to us are appropriate helicopter use for scene trauma, resuscitation of hemorrhagic shock, airway management, and educating our teams on ways to avoid medication errors. Luckily for us, the recent literature is rich in guidance on all of these topics.
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