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C30 Applied in Transporting a Critically Ill Soldier on Air

Updated:2018-10-18 11:36:17Click:1279 times

Chenchi was on aircraft emeregncy transportation to Urumchi hospital

Recently, A news with the title of “passengers refused compensation from airline company for their flight change due to rescuing a sick soldier” suddenly spread out in social network. Chenshi, the soldier from the first division of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps was in danger for getting badly ill, so that an emergency transport should be conducted immediately to transfer him to the hospital in Urumchi Xingjiang province through civil aviation aircraft. What make things worse is that no more space left in that particular flight to establish the stretcher. 9 passengers took the initiative to change their flight in order to make enough space for the soldier at the very moment.

A helicopter in emergency transport(picture from internet)

The Intensive Care Unit(ICU) has been developed to be one of the safest place for critically illpatient, however, it would be necessary for many patients, if some small hospital or medical care center has no comprehensive ICU department, to be transport to another hospital. And these out hospital expose the critically illindividual to an increased risk of unexpected incidents.

According to a study published on Anaesth Intensive Care, incidents occurred during patient transport to the receiving facility(26%), at the patient origin(26%),during patient loading (20%), at the retrieving service base (18%) and receiving facility (9%).(Flabouris, Runciman,&Leving,2006)

To safely transport a patient requires knowledge, skill, equipment, and communication. A breakdown in any category can result in minor injury or catastrophe.

However this time,all involved rescue workers felt great pressure on this mission, except from critically ill of the patient’s health situation, they have to overcome all unpredictable accidents on over 8900M high altitude.

C30 emergency transport monitor was applied during the whole process of rescuing.  In the 60 minutes flight, the aircraft reached 8900m height. So a specialized transport monitor should be used to satisfy the even more exacting demands made on extremely high altitude. C30, designed according to the rescuing site and ambulance transportation monitoring requirements for practicability, convenience and reliability of emergency treatment, first aid and transportation, was well performed during the rescuing.

C30 withstood the flight test of high altitude and low pressure, providing timely physical signs for the wounded soldier and joined forces with the crew and love passengers to ensure the arrival of Chen Shi to Urumqi Hospital in ICU.

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