Air transport of patients with critical cardiac conditions requiring intensive care


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Kirbas Ö.

Anatolian Journal of Cardiology, vol.25, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/anatoljcardiol.2021.s112
  • Title of Journal : Anatolian Journal of Cardiology
  • Keywords: air transport of ill patients, intensive care in aeromedical transport, physiological effects of air transport

Abstract

©Copyright 2021 by Turkish Society of Cardiology - Available online at www.anatoljcardiol.com.It is extremely important that patients with severe heart disease who need an intensive care unit can be quickly transferred to advanced centers. Air transport is the fastest and safest way for doing this in these patients, and its importance has been recognized in recent years. In this review, we examined the details of air transport of patients with critical cardiac conditions.