Patients transported by theater medical evacuation assets were more care-intensive, requiring titration of vasoactive medications, sedative infusions, and paralytic agents while manipulating mechanical ventilation.
What does MEDIVAC stand for?
MEDIVAC stands for Medical Evacuation (also seen as MEDEVAC)
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
- Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences (Croatia)
- Middle Eastern Dance in North America
- Medical Inspection
- Medical Intelligence
- MÉdecine Informatique Télématique
- Medical Image Reference Center
- Modular Electronic Document Information System
- Medical Electronic Diagnostic Imaging System (Pakistan)
- Molecular Extended Distribution in Information Technology (Palaiseau, France)
- Medical Information Technology Services (Chula Vista, CA)
- Medical Information Visualisation (IEEE International Conference)
- Medical Engineers and Doctors Intelligence Exchange
- Medical Job Order Contract
- Minimal Erythemal Doses Just Perceptible
- Marconi Electronic Devices Ltd. (General Electric Company)
- Master of Education Leadership (master's degree program)
- Medical Unit Leader
- Meta-Event Definition Language
- Mülheimer Energiedienstleistung GmbH
- Mycobacterium Extensor Digitorum Longus
Samples in periodicals archive:
August 4, 2011 (KHARTOUM) -- A three-hour delay by Sudanese authorities of the medical evacuation of three wounded Ethiopian peacekeepers in the country's hotly contested region of Abyei may have led to their death, according to the United Nations.
The security force provided immediate medical care and called for an emergency medical evacuation.
Summary: Beirut, July 25, 2010, SPA -- Upon the directives of the Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, a Saudi medical evacuation aircraft has transported four injured Saudis to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia following a road accident they had several days ago on.
Summary: The US military has resumed urgent medical evacuation flights for Haitian quake victims.