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My friend was helicoptered from one hospital to another. Why did they need to do that and frighten her so much? She was in a car wreck.

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Dr. TRUC DAO
Psychiatry

In brief: Heli to hospital

Wife of well known actor died in canada after skiing accident due to refusal to be treated.
She thought she was ok. Depending on aspect of car trauma, the medics are very experienced in assessing possibility of deadly problem. Bleeding in brain kills silently. Neck spine can be cracked then fully fractures and cut off the spinal nerve. Never disregard emr tech suggestions.

In brief: Heli to hospital

Wife of well known actor died in canada after skiing accident due to refusal to be treated.
She thought she was ok. Depending on aspect of car trauma, the medics are very experienced in assessing possibility of deadly problem. Bleeding in brain kills silently. Neck spine can be cracked then fully fractures and cut off the spinal nerve. Never disregard emr tech suggestions.
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Dr. Ernest Block
The helicopter transfer limits the "out of hospital" time, which promotes patient safety.
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