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Seriously Injured Helped By Emergency Helicopter Airlifts
2013-06-24 07:16:04

BioMed Central Patients transferred to hospital via helicopter ambulance tend to have a higher survival rate than those who take the more traditional road route, despite having more severe injuries. The research, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care suggests that air ambulances are both effective and worthy of investment. Helicopters have been used as emergency ambulances for the past 40 years. For much of that time there has been ongoing debate about the cost...

2013-06-21 23:19:58

Expanding to meet the needs of patients on the islands, Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance has opened an office in Hawaii. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Angel MedFlight announces it has opened an office in Honolulu, Hawaii, expanding its air ambulance service to meet the needs of patients on the islands. In order to provide inter-island patient transports, Angel MedFlight has positioned an aircraft from its fleet in Hawaii. Angel MedFlight is committed to being an established...

2013-06-12 23:25:18

California Air Ambulance provider Aeromedevac has announced that they have expanded their air ambulance medical flights and repatriation throughout Mexico and the entire globe. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Aeromedevac, one of the nation´s leading air ambulance services for more than 20 years, has expanded services in Mexico, assuring Americans south of the border that emergency and scheduled air ambulance service to U.S. facilities close by or in any city they desire is...

2013-05-31 23:29:22

Aeromedevac Air Ambulance Service is now offering medical flights with full medical support teams to international locations across the globe. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 American travelers, who experience a medical emergency while traveling in Mexico, can rest assured that there is now an air ambulance service that can transport them home with full medical support while en route to an American medical facility. Aeromedevac, a leading provider of air ambulance medical flights for...

2013-05-28 23:03:31

Angel MedFlight Worldwide air ambulance is saddened to hear of a non-profit group's plane crash and supports them during this difficult time. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Angel MedFlight supports charitable organization during time of tragedy. Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is saddened to hear of the recent crash of the Angel Flight plane in upstate New York and offers its condolences to the victims' families. Although Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance is not...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'