5 Things You Don’t Know About Medical Evacuations – American Military News

5 Things You Don’t Know About Medical Evacuations

Medical evacuation, often shortened to medevac or medivac, is the timely and efficient movement of en-route care provided by medical personnel to the wounded who are being evacuated from a battlefield. This also includes injured patients being evacuated from the scene of an accident to receiving medical facilities or patients at a rural hospital requiring urgent care at a better-equipped facility using medically equipped ground vehicles (ambulances) or aircraft.

Here we bring you five little known things you don’t know about this lifesaving technique.

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