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Indications for Using Air Medical Transport of a Trauma Patient

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Use of helicopters or planes to deliver trauma victims to a hospital can be lifesaving. This method of transport should only be used when there are clear indications that justify the expense and risks involved.

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