• Marc J. Shapiro


The transport of critically ill and injured patients requires meticulous preparation and attention to detail to avoid a catastrophe. For purposes of discussion, the methods of transport by ground and air are discussed separately, as is transport from the scene of an injury, between hospitals, and within the hospital, because each circumstance is unique.


Emergency Medical Service Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Transport Team Oxford Textbook Interhospital Transfer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc J. Shapiro
    • 1
  1. 1.Saint Louis UniversitySt. LouisUSA

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