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  Air Ambulance,Services, 1-800-827-0745
Flights that are international, particularly to and from Mexico, use the terms evacuation and repatriation in reference to air ambulance flights.
For years, both the ambulance and the medical team have been referred to as air med in the air ambulance industry.
Usually the protocol for a patient with an emergency while on a critical care transport is to land the aircraft and dial 911.
www.airambulance.net   (587 words)

  Ambulance Summary
Ambulances were used as long ago as the eleventh and twelfth centuries, when men wounded in battle during the Crusades were carried by horse-drawn wagons behind the front lines for treatment.
Under the laws of war, an ambulance marked by a red cross is not to be fired on and is to be permitted to carry out its duties in spite of the fighting.
American ambulances usually are fitted with red (and sometimes white, amber and/or blue, depending on local law) flashing lights and a siren that continuously rises and falls, as opposed to the two or three-tone sirens heard in other countries.
www.bookrags.com /Ambulance   (4256 words)

 First World War.com - Prose & Poetry - Literary Ambulance Drivers
A difficulty with ambulances was that a vehicle pulled by an animal was necessarily slow and, with the rough terrain usually found in battle areas, the patient was likely to die from the trip itself.
Hammett was assigned to an ambulance company after entering the U.S. Army, but he came down with tuberculosis and spent the war as a patient in a stateside hospital.
The Norton-Harjes Ambulance Corps was created through the merger of the Harjes Formation of the American Red Cross and the American Volunteer Motor Ambulance Corps organized in 1914 by Richard Norton, son of Harvard's Charles Eliot Norton.
www.firstworldwar.com /poetsandprose/ambulance.htm   (2442 words)

 Flying Ambulance
The larger ambulances "were drawn by four horses and had two drivers." [25] They also had a compartment in the back for carrying forage for the horses and were capable of carrying four men with their legs slightly folded.
In contrast, Larrey's flying ambulance, a much lighter and swifter carriage, was designed to follow the advanced guard and provide initial treatment to the wounded (by applying dressings on the field of battle) while emphasizing the need to rapidly transport the more critically injured away from the battlefield.
For example, at Austerlitz in 805, he skillfully posted and directed his ambulances such that the wounded "were almost all dressed on the field of battle." [53] Larrey attributed most of the effectiveness of his carriages in the heat of battle to their speed, allowing them to follow even difficult cavalry movements.
napoleonic-literature.com /Flying_Ambulance.htm   (4369 words)

 Amazon.com: Ambulance LTD: Music: Ambulance LTD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ambulance will have the inevitable rendezvous with destiny and this talented band will soon be under contract to a major record label, barring any number of unforseen disasters that confront an embryonic rock band.
Ambulance has all the earmarks of the rare pedigree of a great rock bands, but greater bands have stumbled for lack of artistic direction.
In all fairness to Ambulance, I confess that their CD is among my favorite releases, in an otherwise moribund year (2004) for "alternative" or independent music releases.
www.amazon.com /Ambulance-LTD/dp/B0001JXQBK   (1603 words)

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The personnel that make up an ambulance corps must undertake a wide range of training at various levels to perform a wide variety of jobs and tasks to assist the public.
On August 13th, 1959, the Corps received its first ambulance, a 1952 Cadillac equipped to serve four emergency patients and the rest is history.
The new building has space for three ambulances, a laundry room, a large meeting and training room, an executive office, a lounge for our members, men's and women's bathrooms with showers, and a four person bunk room.
www.bgvac.info /index2.html   (826 words)

 Ambulance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Perry Emergency Ambulance, Inc. was founded in 1967 as an independent volunteer ambulance service, which operates as a non-profit organization.
Perry Ambulance is a member of Western Regional EMS and the Wyoming Erie Regional EMS councils.
Perry Ambulance is staffed by career and volunteer New York State Certified Emergency Medical Technicians at the Basic and Advanced Levels, and Professional CPR certified Designated Drivers.
www.villageofperry.com /ambulance.htm   (199 words)

 Ambulance drivers tell tales of horror - The Boston Globe
Yesterday morning, the national Lebanese Red Cross grounded the ambulances for a few hours, but by afternoon volunteers were donning their orange flak jackets and white helmets with red crosses, and making ambulance runs across the south.
Since the Israeli offensive began, the local Red Cross volunteer paramedics have provided the sole ambulance service in the south, ferrying patients from the hardest hit areas near the Israeli border to Tyre, and from there north to safer cities like Sidon or Beirut.
An ambulance from Tebnine met the crew from Tyre in the mountain town of Qana.
www.boston.com /news/world/middleeast/articles/2006/07/25/ambulance_drivers_tell_tales_of_horror   (906 words)

 Toronto EMS - The cost of ambulance services
Some people are fully covered for ambulance services if the trip is medically necessary and the patient could not travel by other means (such as family car, taxi or public transit).
When transported in a licensed ambulance, Ontario residents receive a bill only for that portion of the bill that is not covered by your health insurance.
Normal land ambulance costs are billed at a rate of $240.00, of which all but $45.00 is covered by your provincial health insurance.
www.toronto.ca /ems/overview/cost.htm   (996 words)

 Ambulance Department   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Portland Ambulance Department is a division of the Portland Fire Department and operates out of the Emergency Services Building at 773 E. Grand River Avenue.
In the event a subscriber uses the Ambulance Dept. for a medical emergency, the Ambulance Department bills the insurance company for the subscriber and the subscriber does not receive a bill.
The Ambulance Department accepts what the insurance companies pay as payment in full and the subscriber is not responsible for any remaining balance.
www.portland-michigan.org /Ambulance   (459 words)

 British Columbia Ambulance Service
The British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS) is awaiting the results of environmental testing of its Interior and Northern BC Dispatch Centre located in Kamloops before resuming operations in the same facility.
The tragic circumstances that led to four fatalities at a water sampling shed at the decommissioned Sullivan mine on May 15–17, 2006 was an unprecedented incident caused by an oxygen-deficient atmosphere, the Province's chief inspector of mines Fred Hermann has concluded.
Regional dispatching of ambulances allows for rapid deployment of ambulance crews to a given area as the available resources are utilized.
www.hlth.gov.bc.ca /bcas   (755 words)

 Michelle Malkin: The Great Ambulance Hoax:
All your fakes are belong to us
Claim #7: The ambulance driver who reported the incident was injured in the attack.
Two ambulances that had been somehow damaged long before the July Israel-Hezbollah conflict even began were dragged out of a salvage yard, where they had been rusting for months or years.
The journalists, however, were not allowed to inspect the ambulances themselves; instead, the pre-packaged video was supplied to them, freezeframes from which were used as illustrations to accompany the articles.
michellemalkin.com /archives/005802.htm   (1701 words)

 The Red Cross Ambulance Incident
The supposed 1996 Israeli attack on an ambulance is considered such a significant event that a mock-up of the scene was displayed in the center of Beirut to mark the 10th anniversary.
It's fairly obvious that the ambulance drivers are just improvising as they go along, inventing new embellishments in each interview, and responding to doubts not by toning down the exaggerations but rather by amplifying the scenario wildly until it no longer even vaguely resembles the story they originally told.
It was Ambulance #782 that was photographed repeatedly, which was displayed in front of the Red Cross office in Tyre afterwards, which the driver posed in front of and pointed to as evidence, and so on.
www.zombietime.com /fraud/ambulance   (17128 words)

 Am Agra: Animal Ambulance - FAQs
The "Animal Ambulance" meets these measurements and has the flexibility to adjust six (6) inches plus or minus.
The "Animal Ambulance" enhances the effectiveness of various types of long lasting therapeutic treatments by exchanging transport energy (walking or running) for recovering health energies.
The "Animal Ambulance" requires ONE operator versus the typically 3 or 4 people or even more that are needed to trail and sort cattle to and from the hospital.
www.amagra.com /html/ambulance/faqs.shtml   (899 words)

 WWE: Inside WWE > Specialty Matches > Ambulance Match
The Ambulance Match is one of the rarest in World Wrestling Entertainment history.
The rules are simple, as there is only one -- the winner is the first Superstar to place his opponent into a ringside ambulance and close the door.
In addition, the ambulance is very often used as a weapon and/or launching pad.
www.wwe.com /inside/specialtymatches/ambulance   (178 words)

 City of Montpelier, Vermont: Departments & Services - Fire & Ambulance
The Mission of the Montpelier Fire and Ambulance Department is to save lives, protect property, and preserve the tax base in the City of Montpelier at a reasonable and acceptable cost to the taxpayer.
It is the vision of the Department that Montpelier will be a safe community for people to live in, work in and visit, and a community where people will know their possessions and property will be protected from unnecessary loss or damage.
The Ambulance Service revenues provide a significant portion of the Department budget, thus allowing the City to maintain a quality emergency services in a cost effective manner.
www.montpelier-vt.org /fire/index.cfm   (765 words)

 Summit County, Colorado | Ambulance Service | Welcome!
All ambulances are paramedic staffed and stationed in Dillon, Frisco, and Breckenridge with additional ambulances staffed during weekends, special events and peak seasons.
It is Summit County Ambulance Service’s mission to provide pre-hospital emergency care and medical transportation utilizing the best people, practices and equipment possible within our integrated public safety and emergency health care system.
Our vision at Summit County Ambulance Service is to continue to show leadership in the provision of emergency medical care and transportation.
www.co.summit.co.us /EMS/index.htm   (168 words)

 Twp. of Parsippany - Volunteer Ambulance Squads
Par-Troy EMS, inspected and licensed by the NJ Department Health and Senior Services, was established by the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills to provide prompt, professional emergency medical services to residents and visitors of the township.
Dispatched by the Parsippany Police Department, they work in conjunction with the township Police Department, Parsippany's two volunteer ambulance squads, six fire districts and Rescue and Recovery Unit to provide any means necessary to get our patients treated and transported to the closest appropriate hospitals.
You are free to offer your insurance information to the ambulance crew at any time, however they will not ask for it until you are near or at the hospital.
www.parsippany.net /esambulance.html   (628 words)

 About Westmed
That first company, Rescue-1 Ambulance, grew from a single ambulance to 13 in seven years.
The founders have currently leveraged their combined experience of over 50 years in the EMS field and a commitment to professional excellence into several highly successful companies that serve vast areas of California.
By pooling their collective experience and ambulance business acumen, Westmed Ambulance operations have evolved to be considered one of the best ambulance provider networks in the industry.
www.westmedambulance.com /about.html   (232 words)

 Occupational Hazard Datasheets - Driver, ambulance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A worker who drives an ambulance, or a similar special vehicle, to transport sick, injured or convalescent persons to/from a hospital or other health facility, and performs various duties related to this main job.
Ambulance drivers are at increased risk of road accidents due to high driving speeds under emergency conditions.
Ambulance drivers often are in physical contact with people who have contagious diseases, which is a serious health hazard.
www.ilo.org /public/english/protection/safework/cis/products/hdo/htm/drivr_ambulance.htm   (1113 words)

 Ambulance Services in Victoria - Department of Human Services, Victoria, Australia
Emergency ambulance services are available to all Victorians who are seriously ill or severely injured due to accident or illness.
This activates a series of events which lead to the dispatch of an ambulance where one is required.
In Victoria emergency ambulance services are provided exclusively by Metropolitan Ambulance Service, Rural Ambulance Victoria and the Alexandra District Ambulance Service.
www.health.vic.gov.au /ambulance   (258 words)

 Ambulance definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Ambulance: Although you are undoubtedly familiar with the sound of the siren and the sight of the flashing lights of the ambulance, you may not necessarily know that the ambulance began as a walking hospital.
The word "ambulance" indeed started off as a walking hospital, "un hôpital ambulant" in French, meaning literally "a walking hospital." The "hôpital ambulant" was devised during the campaigns of Napoleon to bring medical aid directly to his troops in the field.
The original "hôpital ambulant" was a mobile unit designed to carry dressings and drugs to the wounded and evacuate the injured from the line of battle.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=2215   (315 words)

 Queensland Ambulance Service : Community Ambulance Cover Residency Status (FAQ)
If a Queensland resident uses an ambulance service other than the State/Territory Ambulance Authority the cost is not covered, unless that State/Territory has contracted the private ambulance service for that transport.
No. The QAS has written to all former interstate subscribers explaining that Community Ambulance Cover only applies to Queensland residents and that they should seek coverage in their home state.
Community Ambulance Cover provides ambulance coverage to any student aged less than 25 years who is studying full-time at an educational institution in Queensland.
www.ambulance.qld.gov.au /subscribe/faq.asp   (1247 words)

 DHHS, Tasmania - Services - Tasmanian Ambulance Service
The Tasmanian Ambulance Service (TAS) has a range of salaried staff from highly trained paramedics, to Ambulance Officers and students in training as well as 500 volunteer ambulance officers.
TAS also contracts Royal Flying Doctor Service for the provision of aircraft and pilots to enable TAS to fulfil its role in fixed wing air ambulance operational response, and is association with Tasmania Police for rotary wing movements both intra and interstate.
Requests for transport via non-urgent patient transport can be made through the phone numbers of 1800 008 008 or 6336 2996 for the South and North and 6434 6982 for the North West.
www.dhhs.tas.gov.au /ambulance   (321 words)

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