DISASTER MEDICINE No. 3•2020
Sanitary Aviation Evacuation of Patient with COVID-19 on Artificial Lung Ventilation in Transport Isolation Box
Vorobyev V. S., Nagornov V.V., Kryukov E.V., Talanova A.V., Soldatov P.A.
Main Military Clinical Hospital named after Academician N.N.Burdenko, the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russian Federation
Abstract. The article presents the experience of conducting sanitary aviation evacuation of a patient with a new COVID-19 infection using a transport isolation box. It was noted that the evacuation of a COVID-19 patient with severe respiratory failure on artificial lung ventilation was carried out on an Il-76 MD military transport aircraft. The article describes the method of preparing the patient for medical evacuation, the actions of medical personnel during critical situations, as well as the work of medical specialists in personal protective equipment for long – term (more than 7 hours) sanitary aviation evacuation.
Keywords: artificial lung ventilation, patient with COVID-19, sanitary aviation evacuation, severe respiratory failure, transport isolation box
For citation: Vorobyev V. S., Nagornov V.V., Kryukov E.V., Talanova A.V., Soldatov P.A. Sanitary Aviation Evacuation of Patient with COVID-19 on Artificial Lung Ventilation in Transport Isolation Box. Meditsina katastrof = Disaster Medicine. 2020; 3: 65-68 (In Russ.).
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The material was received 28.05.20; the article after peer review procedure 04.06.20; the Editorial Board accepted the article for publication 09.09.20