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A FIVE YEAR ANALYSIS OF THE ROTOR WING AIR MERCY SERVICE IN RICHARDS BAY, SOUTH AFRICA

dc.contributor.advisorvan Hoving, Daniël Jacobusen_ZA
dc.contributor.advisorWood, Darrylen_ZA
dc.contributor.advisorSmith, Wayne Patricken_ZA
dc.contributor.authorD’Andrea, Patrick Andrewen_ZA
dc.date.accessioned2017-11-30T09:49:25Z
dc.date.available2017-11-30T09:49:25Z
dc.date.issued2013-12
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/102523
dc.description.abstractIntroduction: The study describes the first five years of operation of a HEMS service in rural South Africa. Methods: A chart review of all activated flights from 1 January 2006 to 31 December 2010 was conducted. Flights with missing patient report forms were excluded. Data collected included age, indication for flight, triage code, flight times, on-scene times, presence of doctor as part of crew, and whether the flight was for a primary response or inter-facility transfer.en_ZA
dc.language.isoen_ZAen_ZA
dc.subjectHelicopters utility in aeromedical retrieval, HEMS service, air ambulance, South African Red Cross Air Mercy Serviceen_ZA
dc.titleA FIVE YEAR ANALYSIS OF THE ROTOR WING AIR MERCY SERVICE IN RICHARDS BAY, SOUTH AFRICAen_ZA
dc.typeThesisen_ZA


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