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flight nurse

noun
1.
a nurse in the U.S. Air Force who tends patients being transported by airplane.
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Examples for flight nurse
  • She was a flight nurse with an aeromedical evacuation squadron responsible for transporting and caring for injured soldiers.
  • The certificated commercial pilot and the flight paramedic were killed, and the flight nurse received serious injuries.
  • The pilot and flight paramedic were killed, and the flight nurse was seriously injured.
  • The pilot, flight nurse, and flight paramedic were all fatally injured.
  • The flight nurse tried to re-intubate using the standard method, but was unable to visualize the vocal cords.
  • He had a sister who was a flight nurse and brother who was a pilot.

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