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Cruise passenger gets medevac near Yakutat

...the Norwegian Sun cruise liner. The captain of the Norwegian Sun reported the problems to the Coast Guard's duty flight surgeon, who recommended a medevac.Each summer, the Coast Guard deploys a long-distance helicopter and crew to Cordova...
Coast Guard medevacs injured man from Pelican, Alaska

...the crew of the pleasure craft Vava II who said the man had fallen on the pier and suffered a head injury. The duty flight surgeon in Juneau recommended medevac and the helicopter crew was dispatched to the scene. "Our hoist capable helicopters...
Woman medevaced from fishing boat near Sitka

...severe abdominal distress. Coast Guard 17th District command center watchstanders consulted the Coast Guard duty flight surgeon, who recommended the medevac and directed the launch of the helicopter crew, according to the release.The woman...
Medevac rescues 50-year-old man

...crew, already in flight for a routine patrol, returned to Sitka to refuel the aircraft and pick up a Coast Guard flight surgeon to provide more advanced in-flight medical care to the patient. The helicopter crew arrived in Edna Bay at 12...
Juneau physician recalls astronaut as a friend who truly enjoyed life

...medical evacuations from submarines, the agency said. Later Clark underwent aeromedical training and became a Naval flight surgeon. In 1996 she was selected by NASA and became what's called a mission specialist. Her husband, Jon, a neurologist...
State Briefs with a saw aboard the 238-foot factory trawler Alaska Juris, the Coast Guard said. Crew members applied a tourniquet and dressed the wound. The crew gave Lavlu morphine, following instructions from a Coast Guard flight surgeon.
Doctors reattach hand of crewman

...first-aid, raised his arm and tied a rubber tube below the shoulder to stop the flow of blood as a Coast Guard flight surgeon advised them by radio on proper tourniquet procedures and application of morphine to ease the pain. The severed hand...
State briefs

...commercial air ambulance team from reaching the Southeast city. A helicopter crew from Sitka transported a Coast Guard flight surgeon to Wrangell. The doctor helped stabilize the baby and prepared her for transport to Seattle, the Coast Guard said...
Bowman named CHCS medical director

...Station Sitka medical clinic. He also has extensive experience working in emergency medicine, having served as a flight surgeon for 18 years combined with both the U.S. Army National Guard in West Virginia (1989-96, active duty and reserves...
Coast Guard medevacs US man near British Columbia

...and shortness of breath 25 miles west of Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C. A U.S. Coast Guard flight surgeon and Canadian Coast Guard flight surgeon decided Hoffman needed be medevaced and requested a helicopter. A Jayhawk was launched from Air...


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