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2013-01-12 05:02:52

As a prime example of Winco's commitment to improve their products, their recently reconfigured Stretchair line offers a new size and enhanced capacity to support safer patient handling and transfer protocols. The S550 Patient Transfer Stretchair features a powered vertical lift and recline operation that effortlessly converts to a lay flat, height-adjustable stretcher for safer patient transfer handling between surfaces of differing heights. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) January 11, 2013...

2012-12-27 05:02:57

Acadian Ambulance has honored nine-year-old Saje Legendre with a Meritorious Service Award for his efforts in helping his family after a car crash. (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Acadian Ambulance has honored nine-year-old Saje Legendre with a Meritorious Service Award for his efforts in helping his family after a car crash. Acadian Ambulance often gets requests from patients to reunite with medics who helped them in traumatic situations. However, this time, it was the medics who requested to...

2012-12-27 05:02:51

Acadian Ambulance medic Justin Tabor is trying to get the wishes of his 6-year-old patient fulfilled. (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Acadian Ambulance medic Justin Tabor is trying to get the wishes of his 6-year-old patient fulfilled. In August, Tabor and his partner transported Gavin Beard from Thibodaux Regional to Children´s Hospital of New Orleans. The hospital staff had given him coloring sheets, but he didn´t have any crayons and became upset, telling the medics he was...

2012-12-12 05:01:23

Acadian Ambulance Service has expanded its North Texas service area with the acquisition of StarPlus EMS in McKinney. (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Acadian Ambulance Service has expanded its North Texas service area with the acquisition of StarPlus EMS in McKinney. The expansion, which took effect at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, added 50 full time employees, eight ambulances and three wheelchair vans to their Texas operations. Acadian Ambulance now provides emergency and non-emergency service in 33...

2012-10-13 04:00:06

Air ambulance service Jet Rescue becomes one of the first companies in North America to dedicate the mid-size business jet Lear 45XR to air ambulance service, setting new comfort and safety in the air ambulance Industry. San Diego,California (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 Air Ambulance service leader in Latin America, Mexico and the Caribbean, Jet Rescue , is setting a new standard in patient safety, comfort and care with the introduction of a Learjet 45XR dedicated to air ambulance service. As...

2012-09-28 12:47:13

The benefits and cost effectiveness of helicopter transport for severely injured patients is of continued debate. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care shows that for severe blunt trauma, patients transported by helicopter had a lower risk of death, compared to those transported by road. In a multi-center study, based in university hospitals across France, researchers compared initial patient status at the scene of the accident, with time taken to get...

2012-09-24 23:00:23

Thanks to appropriate riding gear and the help of Acadian Ambulance medics, a father and daughter survived a near-fatal motorcycle crash in St. Martinville, La. (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 Thanks to appropriate riding gear and the help of Acadian Ambulance medics, a father and daughter survived a near-fatal motorcycle crash in St. Martinville, La. Dennis Primeaux, his wife, Irene, and their daughter Kennis were riding their motorcycles on Christmas Eve 2011. After a brief visit to their...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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