74 year old passenger Medevaced off Carnival breeze

Defense Imagery and Video System reports that the U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 74 year old passenger from the Carnival Breeze on July 18, 2016. The Coast Guard Command center received a call around 3:20 p.m. reporting that a man was unconscious and had been revived by Carnival medical staff. The cruise ship was approximately 379 miles southwest of St. Petersburg, Florida.

74 year old passenger Medevaced off Carnival breeze
United States Coast on July 18, 2016 medevaced 74 year old passenger from Carnival breeze defense image and video system reports. Coast Guard Command Center received 3:20 speakers in the afternoon was unconscious and medical staff had resumed by Carnival. Cruiser is about 379 miles southwest of Petersburg, Florida.

The helicopter crew arrived about 8 pm, flying men and he flew to Tampa General Hospital, where he arrived at about midnight. According to reports, after the arrival of the man in stable condition.

Cruise companies often boast about their medical facilities to provide similar quality standards, to medical facilities ashore. However, more often the passenger to be medevaced to hospital for further treatment. To underline how crucial the ships medical staff to assess emergency medical evacuation of patients in a timely manner may take a lot of time, could be crucial if the event of a serious injury or illness.

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Coast Guard to the couriers 379 miles southwest of Saint Petersburg, July 19, 2016

74 year old passenger Medevaced off Carnival breeze

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