Ventilation of intubated patients during HEMS hoisting operations

Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2018 May 11;26(1):39. doi: 10.1186/s13049-018-0508-z.


In response to the review "Advanced airway management in hoist and longline operations in mountain HEMS - considerations in austere environments: a narrative review." by Pietsch et al. we refer to recently published original research describing manual versus automatic ventilation of intubated patients during helicopter hoisting operations.

Keywords: Helicopters; Intratracheal intubation; Prehospital emergency care; Pulmonary ventilation; Rescue stretchers.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Air Ambulances*
  • Aircraft
  • Airway Management
  • Emergency Medicine*
  • Humans
  • Iron-Dextran Complex


  • Iron-Dextran Complex