Within two weeks this fall, Moffet got two missions in the Pacific. But this one was different. UGI Bleeds, acute abdomens, and Burns are the most common diagnoses encountered on civil SAR ocean missions. You should always be prepared for these on the ANG teams.
Moffet PJs jump to a ship for a patient with GI bleeding in partially compensated shock. In addition to the array of critical care gear, they jumped in Packed Red Cells and Plasma. The primary medic discusses the mission from infil to exfil spanning over 10 hours of patient care aboard a ship and HH-60.