Latest Ambulance Stories

2013-05-26 23:03:09

Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance has added the world's fastest civilian jet to its fleet. This will facilitate travel to many more parts of the globe and help more patients experience our unparalleled care. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance welcomed yesterday the newest addition to its fleet of state-of-the-art jets -- the Cessna Citation X. The twin-engine aircraft was acquired in Corvallis, Ore., and flew in Thursday morning to Scottsdale...

2013-05-24 23:30:51

Find Urgent Care launches its new website to make searching for walk-in clinics easy. Its new features include searching by zip code and types of services offered, this type of functionality ensures the user finds the clinic that fits their needs. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 FindUrgentCare.com launched updates to its website to include an advanced urgent care search option for patients. The new advanced feature allows patients to search for clinics using advanced criteria including payment...

2013-05-24 23:01:07

Rivers Quibodeaux survived a cardiac arrest thanks to the quick thinking of his parents and the swift work of Acadian medics. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 This week is National EMS Week, which recognizes and honors emergency professionals and their efforts to provide the best emergency care and to improve health communications in communities. The mission of this week is also to educate the public that all can play a role in the chain of survival. Citizens are the first link, and a very important...

2013-04-26 10:26:13

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have for the first time determined how often emergency medical helicopters need to help save the lives of seriously injured people to be considered cost-effective compared with ground ambulances. The researchers found that if an additional 1.6 percent of seriously injured patients survive after being transported by helicopter from the scene of injury to a level-1 or level-2 trauma center, then such transport should be considered...

2013-02-28 14:08:41

Climate change likely to prompt further extremes of weather and add to pressures Every one degree fall in outside air temperature during the winter corresponds to a drop in ambulance response time of more than 1 per cent, reveals research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal. Increased demand and treacherous road conditions during the winter months combine to stretch ambulance services in England, which have a target of reaching 75% of immediately life-threatening (category A)...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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