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2005-06-27 14:27:25

By Alison McCook NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who suffer a traumatic brain injury tend to fare better if they're taken to the hospital by helicopter rather than by ground transportation, according to a new study. Study author Dr. Daniel P. Davis explained that people don't necessarily get to the hospital quicker by air, but helicopters are more likely to carry staffers with advanced training in critical care, who can do more to stabilize people before they reach the hospital....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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