What does medevac mean?

Definitions for medevac
ˈmɛd əˌvækmede·vac

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. medical evacuation, medevac, medivacnoun

    the evacuation of persons (usually by air transportation) to a place where they can receive medical care

Wiktionary

  1. medevacnoun

    The emergency transportation, usually by air, of patients to a medical facility.

  2. medevacnoun

    A vehicle used for emergency transportation of patients to a medical facility.

  3. medevacnoun

    Trained personnel who care for patients during emergency transportation to a medical facility.

  4. medevacverb

    To transport patients by medevac.

Wikipedia

  1. medevac

    Medical evacuation, often shortened to medevac or medivac, is the timely and efficient movement and en route care provided by medical personnel to wounded being evacuated from a battlefield, to injured patients being evacuated from the scene of an accident to receiving medical facilities, or to patients at a rural hospital requiring urgent care at a better-equipped facility using medically equipped air ambulances, especially helicopters.Examples include civilian EMS vehicles, civilian aeromedical helicopter services, and military air ambulances. This term also covers the transfer of patients from the battlefield to a treatment facility or from one treatment facility to another by medical personnel, such as from a local hospital to a trauma center.

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  1. medevac

    Medevac, short for Medical Evacuation, refers to the procedure for moving injured or seriously ill people to and from areas of conflict, disaster, or accident for primary medical aid or for further treatment. It is often conducted by a specialized vehicle or aircraft such as an ambulance or helicopter. This term is most commonly used in military operations but also applies to civilian emergency medical services.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of medevac in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of medevac in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of medevac in a Sentence

  1. The Navy:

    The pilot safely ejected from the aircraft and was recovered via U.S. military helicopter. The pilot is in stable condition, there were seven total Sailors injured; three Sailors required MEDEVAC to a medical treatment facility in Manila, Philippines, and four were treated by on-board medical personnel.

  2. Gregory Anderson:

    The tyranny of distance in Africa can not be overstated, especially during life-threatening MEDEVAC situations, while the primary mission of Warfighter Recover Network is to rescue our military personnel during operations in Africa its robustness allows for unique missions like this. We are all grateful for the pilots, crews, medics, and rescue professionals and the courage they demonstrate to help anyone under duress.

  3. The Navy:

    There were seven total Sailors injured; three Sailors required MEDEVAC to a medical treatment facility in Manila, Philippines, and four were treated by on-board medical personnel.

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