flight nurse

noun

: a registered nurse (as in the U.S. Air Force) who has had special training in aeromedicine and is assigned to care for patients being evacuated or transferred by air

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“Flight nurse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flight%20nurse. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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