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WELLINGTON FLIGHT RETRIEVAL SERVICE STATISTICS

The following graphics show summaries taken from the database of the Wellington Flight Retrieval Team. Some of this data is included in our paper published in the New Zealand Medical Journal in March 2012.

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Patient Acuity Category by Year
Dataset taken from 11,503 transfers between 2003 & 2010.

Categories A, B & C are defined below.

FLIGHT CATEGORY DEFINITIONS

CATEGORY A

Intensive Care Patient: requiring ventilation +/- multi-organ support

Intensive Care Doctor, Flight Nurse, Crew Member

CATEGORY B

High Dependency Patient: requiring single system support or at risk of deterioration

Flight Nurse, Crew Member

CATEGORY C

Transit Patient: returning home or coming to Wellington for elective surgery

Transit Care Nurse, Crew Member

Accompanying ICU Staff as % of all CCDHB flights
Dataset taken from 2,626 transfers between January 2008 & April 2011.

Category B is defined above.
All Category Transfers by Vehicle by Month
Dataset taken from 12,102 transfers between January 2003 & April 2011.

This page was last updated on Saturday, 05 December 2015 08:02:10

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