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Canadian Bush Pilots and Air Ambulance Services
A look at the role of Canadian bush pilots and their contributions to air ambulance services.
# 132824 | 2,250 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper presents an in-depth discussion of the Canadian institution of the bush pilot after 1920, in relation to informal medical evacuation functions, and the rise of post-World War II formal medevac services. It gives a history of how Saskatchewan pioneered systematic air evacuation of patients from 1948-1968. Additionally, it points out the continuing reliance on bush pilots now trained in paramedical support and critical care nursing.

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"Canada has an elaborate lore of bush pilots as individuals, male and sometimes female, whose vocations tend to be discussed historically, though a perennial presence. Many have become cultic personalities in view of a way of life demanding independent personalities equal to endless duties and considerable risk. Fewer persons seem aware of the bush pilot as a continuing necessity in much of Canada including the many to perform air ambulance services, again, across a large proportion of Canada. This paper examines the rise of air medical and evacuation services in northern..."

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