Aeromedical Transfer of Patients with Viral Hemorrhagic Fever
Edward D. Nicol
, Stephen Mepham, Jonathan Naylor, Ian Mollan, Matthew Adam, Joanna d’Arcy, Philip Gillen, Emma Vincent, Belinda Mollan, David Mulvaney, Andrew Green, and Michael Jacobs
Author affiliations: Royal Air Force Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, UK (E.D. Nicol, J. Naylor, I. Mollan, M. Adam, J. d’Arcy, P. Gillen, E. Vincent, B. Mollan, D. Mulvaney); Royal Air Force Henlow, Bedfordshire, UK (E.D. Nicol, J. Naylor, I. Mollan, J. d’Arcy); Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK (S. Mepham, M. Adam, M. Jacobs); Level 2 Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (A. Green)
Figure 8. Multiple Air Transportable Isolator patient transport systems on a single aircraft (Boeing C-17 Globemaster). A single isolator is set up for the confirmed viral hemorrhagic fever case-patient; 2 additional isolators (left, covered) are available for the 2 exposed patients should they deteriorate or become symptomatic in flight.
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