Survival Flight Patient Preparation
One call is all you need to request air medical transport, or discuss your patient with an emergency physician or flight nurse.
Whether transferring a patient to Michigan Medicine or to any accepting facility, Survival Flights's highly trained staff will provide prompt, expert service.
When transferring patients by Survival Flight, please provide the following:
- The patients name, age, sex, weight and location.
- The type and extent of illness or injury, vital signs and treatment received.
- The landing site information, ground contact and radio frequency if you are calling from the scene of an accident..
- One copy of medical records, pertinent laboratory/diagnostic data, x-rays, pre-hospital records.
- For trauma patients: please secure the airway, place patient in full CTLS spine immobilization, attempt cannulation of two large bore IV's and place a nasogastric tube for patients that have an altered level of consciousness, abdominal trauma or multi-system trauma.
- If possible, please request family members to remain at your facility to provide further information.
- Please provide a stretcher for transport.
Information on this site is not a tool for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional care.