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