ABSTRACT: The study aimed to present a protocol for nursing care in pre aerospace removing of adult victims of trauma. A qualitative convergent care research was performed at the Division of Air Operations in the municipality of San Jose-SC, Brazil, from April to June 2010. The study was based on the principles of the Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support. Individual interviews and group meetings were used. Eight nurses participated in the service. The proposed protocol includes safety boarding, disembarking, assessment of the scene, primary assessment, secondary assessment and stabilization of the patient. The protocol will provide a safer nursing practice care to patients aero removed.
Revista brasileira de enfermagem 12/2011; 64(6):1056-66.