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- n. The emergency transportation, usually by air, of patients to a medical facility.
- n. A vehicle used for emergency transportation of patients to a medical facility.
- n. Trained personnel who care for patients during emergency transportation to a medical facility.
- v. To transport patients by medevac.
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- n. the evacuation of persons (usually by air transportation) to a place where they can receive medical care
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A major part of this relief effort, U.S. medical evacuation missions called medivac that are swooping into Port-au-Prince to save lives.
SUDDARTH: I think the weather was not great, but it wasn't -- it wasn't -- it wouldn't complicate any kind of medivac or anything like that.
It took that long for the medivac chopper to reach them.
Just because your health insurance covers a medivac flight to Mexico City or Guadalajara and mine did doesn´t mean that you can take that chance.
The one point at issue is Quebec's lack of a medivac system, meaning that Richardson had to be driven rather than flown to a specialized treatment centre.
Still waiting for the medivac and support Sgt Bass had to think quick.
Also claims Army Warrant Officer, medivac helicopter pilot, fully disabled.
Concerned about persistently high nationwide crash rates for medivac helicopters, the Federal Aviation Administration's proposed rules are expected to track many of the previous recommendations issued by government crash investigators, according to people familiar with the details.
The next morning the storm passed and we got the injured man out on a medivac bird.
We spent the night right there as he could not be moved and medivac choppers could not fly.