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LOPEZ ALONSO, Sergio R.. We fought to keep a human being facing a disease alive. Index Enferm [online]. 2015, vol.24, n.1-2, pp.98-101. ISSN 1699-5988.

Interview with Cristina González García, Flight Nurse Captain working at Aeroevacuación Medical Unit of the Air Force, located at Torrejón de Ardoz Air Base in Madrid. Her mission focuses on international air evacuation of patients and she is responsible for training and simulation area of health multidisciplinary teams. His experience in the transport and caring, during repatriation from Liberia, for Brothers of "Saint John of God Hospitaller Services" Miguel Pajares Martín and Manuel García Viejo, suffering from Ebola, turns her into a national and international reference expert. In the content of the interview, the Nurse Captain discusses the role of nurses in the armed forces, arrangements for the air transport of persons with Ebola, pre-training, circumstances found on arrival, the relationship with the affected people, their learning experience, social opinion and the case of Teresa Romero.

Keywords : Military Nursing; Ebola; Transportation of Patients; Repatriation.

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