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2011-08-16 12:41:50

Implementing a command-directed casualty response system appears to be associated with reducing battlefield casualties, including killed-in-action deaths, casualties who died of wounds, and preventable combat deaths, according to a report in the August issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Historically, approximately 90 percent of combat-related deaths occur prior to a casualty reaching a medical treatment facility (MTF)," the authors write as background...

2011-08-09 00:00:28

Leading U.S. air ambulance AirMed International recently completed a complicated 26-hour transport from central Asia to the United States to save a young man suffering from a widely undiagnosed and potentially fatal condition. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Leading U.S. air ambulance company AirMed International excels in international life-saving flights and recently completed a 26 hour transport from central Asia to the United States to save a young man suffering from a...

2011-08-01 16:23:36

More than 6000 attendees of the Love Parade 2010 in Duisburg required medical care. The mass panic in a narrow stretch of tunnel led to 21 dead and more than 400 injured, some seriously. The emergency physician Ole Ackermann of the Duisburg Medical Center and his coauthors present an assessment of the medical care provided. Rather than focusing on the treatment administered to those who later died, the authors give an overview of the number, severity and urgency of treatment as a whole. They...

2011-07-30 00:01:04

Air Critical Care LLC, a worldwide Air Ambulance Services has become a provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida. Punta Gorda, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 Air Critical Care LLC is a Florida-based air ambulance company offering global patient transportation and medical evacuation services and now will be a provider for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. "Our new relationship with Blue Cross allows us to offer the best...

2011-07-30 00:01:04

Air ambulance has a cost effective option with ACC Medlinks ground transport services Ft. Myers, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 ACC Medlink, a leader in next-generation of medical transportation services, showcased their new Medical Transportation vehicle in Fort Myers and Naples, Florida this week. ACC Medlink has received the first of a fleet of medical transport vehicles with the addition units due to be delivered next month. ACC Medlink's order will include Ford Motor Company's new...

2011-06-12 11:00:00

ACEP Calls for Implementation of High-Impact, Low-Cost Solutions To Crowding of Emergency Departments WASHINGTON, June 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lengthy periods of ambulance diversion are associated with higher mortality rates among patients with time-sensitive conditions, such as acute myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack. When a patient's nearest emergency department was on diversion for 12 or more hours, there were higher patient mortality rates at 30 days,...

2011-05-27 00:00:29

An air ambulance service announces the start of a ground transportation service in south florida. Punta Gorda, Florida (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 Air Critical Care LLC, of Punta Gorda, Florida one of the leading air ambulance and medical flight companies in the USA today; have recently announced that they are extending their first class service to include a new wheelchair and stretcher van service for Florida. The President of Air Critical Care, Michael Peat, was first to announce this new...

2011-05-18 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anti-government protesters blocked access to a key medical facility in Bahrain, denying treatment to Bahraini residents in need, said the president of the Bahrain Medical Society. In an interview on a visit to Washington, Dr. Nabeel AlAnsari, a private citizen, asserted that media reports fueled by anti-government opposition forces are incorrect. "The protesters took over the Salmaniya Medical Complex and occupied it for four weeks,"...

2011-05-16 21:54:48

Waiting to seek emergency medical care for asthma exacerbations can result in worse outcomes, including hospitalization, according to a study conducted by researchers from New York. Patients who delay regular medical care also were sicker when finally seen by a doctor than patients who sought care when asthma exacerbations first occurred. The study will be presented at the ATS 2011 International Conference in Denver. "An important aspect of managing asthma is for patients to realize when they...

2011-05-13 00:00:29

Air Medical Services provider gains accreditation to earn the trust of its valued customers. Punta Gorda, FL (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 Air Critical Care, LLC, an Air Ambulance Service headquartered in Punta Gorda, Florida, announced today that it has met the accreditation standards required by the Better Business Bureau for membership with the organization. Air Critical Care specializes in worldwide long distance medical transportation. Some of their clients are worldwide travelers that become...


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