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1
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Casevac

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Movement of casualties aboard non medical vehicles or aircraft, casualties do not receive en route medical care

2
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Mascal

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Any large number of casualties produced in a relatively short period of time that exceeds unit support capabilities

3
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MTF

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Medical Treatment Facility

4
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Advantages of aeromedical evac

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Timely movement
Movement of patients over long distance in short period of time
Movement over Terrain where ground evac can’t
Fewer and less frequent movement to MTF
Patients moved directly to MTF best equipped to deal with their condition

5
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Basic Aeromedical Evacuation missions

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Delivery of whole Blood and Biologicals
Air crashed rescue support
Movement of medical personnel and supplies
Evacuation of selected casualties

6
Q

Patient classification by type

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Litter- cannot walk

Ambulatory- walking wounded

7
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OH-13 Sioux

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The Angel of Mercy

8
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3 disadvantages of OH 13

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No in flight medical treatment
Casualties exposed to elements
Casualties exposed to enemy fire

9
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UH 1V Red Cross markings

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4, 2 on rear, 1 belly, 1 nose

10
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UH 1 V crew

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4 pilot, co pilot, crew chief, flight medic

11
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UH 1V ACL normal

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3 litters, 4 ambulatory

12
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UH 1 V ACL prior notification

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6 litters or 9 ambulatory

13
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UH 1V loading sequence

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Litters loaded first, top to bottom, loading most serious last, ambulatory loaded second, most serious injured are first to be unloaded

14
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Blackhawk Red Cross markings

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5, 1 nose, 1 belly, 1 top, 2 cargo doors

15
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Blackhawk ACL normal

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4 litters and 1 ambulatory

16
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Blackhawk ACL prior notification

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6 liters and 1 ambulatory or 7 ambulatory

17
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Blackhawk loading sequence

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Ambulatory first then litters from top to bottom, reverse Z pattern

18
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Chinook primary use for aeromedical evac

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Mass casualty evac

19
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Chinook Red Cross markings

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None

20
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Chinook ACL

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24 litters and 1 ambulatory or 31 ambulatory

21
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Chinook loading sequence

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Ambulatory first then litters from front to back and top to bottom in Z pattern, most seriously injured loaded last

22
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Chinook ratio of medics to casualties

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1 medic to 6 casualties

23
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Aeromedical evac reference

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FM 8-10-6

FM 4-02.2

24
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Methods of causality extraction

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Sit down method- had suitable landing zone

HOIST METHOD- does not have suitable landing zone

25
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High Performance Utility Hoist

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Tensile Strength- 600 pound
Fast speed - 300 pounds, 250 FPM
Slow Speed 600 pounds, 125 FPM
Hoist Cable tensile strength 600 pounds
Hoist cable length 256 feet
Usable feet 250 feet
26
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Jungle force penetrator

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Primary use- evac of casualties through thick vegetation
Tensile strength- 600pounds
ACL 3 ambulatory

27
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Sled rescue system

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Primary use/ ground evac, sit down mission, hoist extraction, water rescue
Tensile strength 400 pounds
ACL 1

28
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Basic Rigged litter

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Primary use- ground evac, sit down mission
Tensile strength 400 pounds
ACL 1

29
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Kendricks extraction device system

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Primary use/ casualty with spinal injury
Tensile strength 400 pounds
ACL 1

30
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All liters

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Tensile strength 400 pounds

ACL 1

31
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Patient classification

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Urgent 
Urgent non surgical 
Priority 
Routine 
Convenience
32
Q

9 line

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Location
Radio freq
Number of patients by precedence
Special equipment 
Number of patients by type 
Security or wounds
Methods of marking 
Casualty nationality and status 
CBRN or description of pickup site
33
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Minimum lines required

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1 through 5

34
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Medevac

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Movement and en route care by medical personnel of wounded, injured or I’ll persons from the battle field and or other locations to medical treatment facility