medical Definition of air ambulance
- Most air ambulances carry critically ill or injured patients, whose condition could rapidly change for the worse.
- —Anthony A. Helbling, Flying, April 1991
- Life flight services of a helicopter or other air ambulance transfers are available in most major cities and offered by large tertiary, trauma, or specialty medical centers.
- —Peggy A. Rossi, Case Management in Health Care, 2003