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Volume 25, Number 5—May 2019
Research Letter

Need for Aeromedical Evacuation High-Level Containment Transport Guidelines

Shawn G. Gibbs, Jocelyn J. HersteinComments to Author , Aurora B. Le, Elizabeth L. Beam, Theodore J. Cieslak, James V. Lawler, Joshua L. Santarpia, Terry L. Stentz, Kelli R. Kopocis-Herstein, Chandran Achutan, Gary W. Carter, and John J. Lowe
Author affiliations: Indiana University School of Public Health, Bloomington, Indiana, USA (S.G. Gibbs, A.B. Le); University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health, Omaha, Nebraska, USA (J.J. Herstein, T.J. Cieslak, C. Achutan, J.J. Lowe); University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, Omaha (E.L. Beam); University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha (J.V. Lawler, J.L. Santarpia); National Strategic Research Institute, Omaha (J.V. Lawler, J.L. Santarpia, G.W. Carter); University of Nebraska–Lincoln Charles W. Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA (T.L. Stentz, K.R. Kopocis-Herstein)

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Processes to be considered during an aeromedical evacuation high-level containment transport

Environment, process to consider
Types of diseases
Decision to aeromedically evacuate
Regulations and legal limitation
Communication plan
Layout/space assessment
Other preparations
Personal protective equipment
Type of isolation units
Procedures/capabilities inflight
Liquid and solid waste handling
Death in flight
Other contingency procedures
Equipment reuse
Waste disposal
Personnel monitoring

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