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Epidemiology of adverse events in air medical transport.

MacDonald RD, Banks BA, Morrison M. Epidemiology of adverse events in air medical transport. Acad Emerg Med. 2008;15(10):923-931. doi:10.1111/j.1553-2712.2008.00241.x

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October 1, 2008
MacDonald RD, Banks BA, Morrison M. Acad Emerg Med. 2008;15(10):923-931.

Air transport of patients is generally safe, with possible patient harm occurring in approximately 1 of 500 flights in this study. Communication problems were most frequently identified, and focusing on improving communication during air transport may yield safety improvements.

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MacDonald RD, Banks BA, Morrison M. Epidemiology of adverse events in air medical transport. Acad Emerg Med. 2008;15(10):923-931. doi:10.1111/j.1553-2712.2008.00241.x