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Over 475,000 total training hours in 2021.

Over 100,000 records and reports reviewed annually.

Overall intubation placement success rate of 98%.

More than 150 aircraft carrying blood products.

7 active research projects and 19 published studies.


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Clinical Research

As the only air medical company operating independent community bases, we have an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Accreditation and Federal Wide Assurance.

Survival of Out-of-Hospital Pediatric Blunt Traumatic Arrest With Full Neurologic Recovery: Case Report


Zachary T. Fica MD, MS; Amy Marquez MSN, CFRN; John Ehrhart FPC; Christian Sloane MD Abstract We present the case of a 10-year-old previously healthy male who suffered an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest because of abdominal trauma and survived with excellent neurologic outcomes and near complete return to baseline functional status at hospital discharge. The rapid response and efficient mobilization of resources led to an excellent patient outcome despite the severity of injuries, […]

Implementation of a Rapid Sequence Intubation Checklist Improves First-Pass Success and Reduces Peri-Intubation Hypoxia in Air Medical Transport


David J. Olvera MBA, NRP, FP-C, CMTE; Michael Lauria MD, NRP, FP-C; Jeremy Norman BAS, NRP, FP-C; David Gothard MS; Andrew D. Gothard BS; William Bradley Weir MD, FACEP, FAEMS, FAMPA Abstract Objective Rapid sequence intubation (RSI) is a critical skill commonly performed by air medical teams in the United States. To improve safety and reduce potential patient harm, checklists have been implemented by various institutions in intensive care units, emergency departments, and even prehospital air medical […]

Prehospital Active and Passive Warming in Trauma Patients


This study was performed to investigate the effect of active and passive warming measures implemented in the prehospital phase on the body temperature of trauma patients.