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2013-07-02 23:21:17

Aeromedevac is now offering expanded air ambulance services and medical flights to transport patients internationally via their state of the art air ambulances. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Aeromedevac, one of the world’s premier air ambulance providers for more than 20 years, has expanded its international service to Mexico in order to provide medical flights to United States medical facilities for patients who are injured or ill south of the border. American travelers...

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2011-01-05 12:07:05

First National Study Shows Helicopters Have Positive Impact Severely injured patients transported by helicopter from the scene of an accident are more likely to survive than patients brought to trauma centers by ground ambulance, according to a new study published in The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. The study is the first to examine the role of helicopter transport on a national level and includes the largest number of helicopter-transport patients in a single...

2009-02-11 15:07:00

PUEBLO, Colo., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center joins Centura Health, Colorado's innovative leader in cardiovascular care, to observe Heart Month throughout the month of February. The celebration includes free educational events and consumer promotions to provide southern Colorado communities with heart-health information and awareness of heart disease -- the leading cause of death among Coloradans. Centura has partnered with several retailers throughout the state to...


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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