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The And The Ambulance Service

- - The parties involved are Jonathan and the Ambulance Service. The claimants involved are; Albert, George and Victor in question. Jonathan v Albert and George The claimants are Albert and George, which will be suing Jonathan in the tort of negligence for personal injury/damages. A tort in law is a civil wrong which causes unfair harm. The requirements for tort of negligence was stated by Lord Wright in Lochgelly v McMullan . Negligence is considered as a breach of a legal duty to take care, with the result that the damage is caused to the claimant ....   [tags: Tort, Duty of care, Negligence]

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`` An Ambulance Driver And A Marine ``

- The Great War highlighted new beginnings for Americans, such as the uses of propaganda to not only persuade men to enroll, but to encourage women to work in place for their husbands. The response to propaganda was successful because the countless posters inspired men to enlist in the army and fight for their country. Before the war, men imagined themselves as heroes, and women over romanticized the war. American men did not realize how brutal the war would be until they were in battle and experienced it firsthand....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Artillery]

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The Ambulance Incident Officer ( Aio )

- AC1.1 The Lead Paramedics role like all the emergency responders is demanding, pressurised, and can be emotionally draining. The Ambulance incident commander (AIC) or Ambulance incident officer (AIO) will be responsible for the communication with the staff on sight as well as the receiving hospitals, in addition to the major incident teams from non receiving hospitals. The AIC/AIO role involves nominating the hospitals so communication and knowledge of the hospitals capabilities are essential. The AIC/AIO have to use their experience, and quick thinking to assess the situation as early as possible....   [tags: Nursing, Health care, Patient]

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The Responsibility Of An Ambulance For Help

- Individuals need to be conscious of their decisions so that they are able to handle the consequences resulting from their actions. This leads to the article in which Tom knowingly did something that could possibly negatively affect his life. The article outlines a series of events in Tom’s life ultimately resulting in a critical incident involving him needing proper medical care. It was Tom’s actions leading up to this event that triggered situation and now, puts pressure on Kevin in deciding whether to seek proper care or provide a substitute that could be critical to Tom in the long run....   [tags: Ethics, Individualism, Ethical egoism, Morality]

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Hospital Ambulance ( 2013 ) Protocols

- Victoria Ambulance (2013) protocols follow a similar pattern to St. John for PHM of APH. The left lateral tilt is also used, stating that this can help reduce aorta-caval compression and subsequent hypotension. The use of blankets or pillows as wedges placed under the patients right hip is encouraged to achieve a 30° tilt of the patient. If clinical signs of altered perfusion are present fluid resuscitation as per the hypovolemia section is indicated. With a BP less than 100mmHg systolic, 0.9% normal saline at 20ml/kg IV is indicated....   [tags: Childbirth, Obstetrics, Blood, Pregnancy]

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The Ambulance At The Rehabilitation Center

- It was the Fourth of July when Nessa was loaded into the ambulance at the rehabilitation center. The paramedic sped away from the rehabilitation center with urgency, enroute to Piedmont Hospital. The emergency unit’s strobe flickered blue, white and yellow. The siren screamed a deafening cry as they swerved through the heavy morning traffic in Atlanta. Nessa’s contractions were at a steady three minutes apart, sometimes lesser. By the time she was rushed on the labor and delivery floor, a room was awaiting her arrival....   [tags: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Obstetrics, Infant]

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Ambulance Safety

- In the world of EMS there are many dangers that providers face on a daily basis. EMS education starts with the premise that you cannot guarantee the safety of your patient until you guarantee your own. As such, an emphasis is put on health, body substance isolation, and scene safety repeatedly throughout the education process. It is not until one joins the rank and file of the daily work force of EMS that the dangers of driving or of being a passenger in an ambulance are understood and many times this may be too late....   [tags: Safety]

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Ambulance Driver Negligence

- Statute 444 reads, “Whoever shall during parturition of the mother destroy the vitality or life in a child in a state of being born and before actual birth, which child would otherwise have been born alive, shall be confined in the penitentiary for life or for not less than five years.” This discussion deals with the applicability of this statute to an incident wherein four pregnant women suffered damage to their fetuses as the result of an ambulance driver’s negligence. Any interpretation of a statute by the courts must examine the language used in that statute very closely....   [tags: Pregnant Women, Babies, Court, Case ]

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Emergency Siren Vehicle (Dorset Ambulance)

- Emergency siren vehicle (Dorset Ambulance) Introduction Each and Every-day occurrence for many drivers they here sound of an emergency vehicle siren, that might be from an ambulance, police car or fire engine. Emergency siren vehicle transportation is allowed after you had a sudden medical emergency, when your health is in danger conditions. When emergency siren is heared by drivers or passengers they look across and they will try to check from which way the sounds are approaching. There should be hint from which vehicle the sound is approaching as sound exclusively cant give any clue from which direction the vehicle is arriving....   [tags: Technology ]

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Do You Need An Ambulance, Sir?

- "Do you need to go to the hospital, sir?" The officer asks as Jeff vomits again. Looking down at his pocket, he realizes the officer could see the gun. Jeff quickly turns away from him. "I need to stay calm and try not make any sudden movements," he thinks, slowly moving his hand down towards the handle. "Keep your hands where I can see them!" The officer yells, reaching for his gun. "I was just getting a Kleenex out of my pocket, officer," he explains, slowly raises his hands out in front of him....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2006 singles, 2005 singles, Boss]

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IT study Of London Ambulance Service

- The Disaster in London-The LAS Case study Description of the case situation This case describes the process where London Ambulance Service throughout the last 20 years has tried to implement a new and it-based despatch system. There have been several phases and parts of the project, and when looking back at it today the period is characterized by chaos and problems. Starting in the early 1980’s with LAS realizing their manual system had to change because of inefficiency, too high level of human dependence and problems with managing the national three minute activation standard....   [tags: Information Technology Case Study]

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Munsang St. John Ambulance and Nursing Cadet Divisions

- 30 years ..3 decades… and more than 1000 members counts later, I am honored and elated to be part of the 30th anniversary celebration of the Munsang St. John Ambulance Cadet Division and the Munsang Nursing Cadet Division. I was the lucky appointed one, to be the founding Nursing Cadet Division officer alongside the late Mr. Denis Kin Man Yeung, the founding Ambulance Cadet Division officer in 1981. The Ambulance and the Nursing Cadet Divisions were formed because of the demanding needs for first aids services on a daily basis and coverage for large school functions and gatherings, such as the Sport Day, and the Speech Days....   [tags: 30th Anniversary Speech]

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Who Was An Ambulance Driver During World War I

- C. R. W. Nevison, who was an ambulance driver during World War I, was commission by the British War Memorials Committee to create a painting that would hang in the Hall of Remembrance (Walsh 203). The painting, The Harvest of Battle, is an oil painting that he completed in 1919 that depicted a line of soldiers appearing to be walking back from a battle. The colors, murky yellows and dark browns, are similar to John Singer Sargent’s painting Gassed (Sargent), thus making the viewer make the connection that poison gas was used in this painting as well....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Chemical warfare, War]

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The Rod Of Hillsborough County Fire Rescue ( Hcfr ) Ambulance

- Rod of Asclepius This Hillsborough County Fire Rescue (HCFR) ambulance features the rod of Asclepius on their vehicle. HCFR works towards the prevention of fires and assists with emergency medical calls. In Greek mythology, Asclepius was the god of medicine, aiding those who were in need of his help, with the knowledge given to him by a snake he cured. Henceforth, Asclepius and is often depicted with a snake wrapped around a rod. His staff is a symbol of healing, which is why it is commonly featured on objects with a relation to medicine....   [tags: Greek mythology, Zeus, Prometheus, Trojan War]

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Ambulance Drivers during World War I

- Ambulance Drivers during World War I World War I allowed for the emergence of many new types of warring equipment. The airplane proved to be very useful and successful. The armored tank became an integral part of an army. However, one of the many new innovations that is frequently overlooked is the introduction of the ambulance. Even though ambulances were used as early as the 1480’s, they were first predominantly used in World War I. The main reason for this is the advent of the automobile....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Development of Civilian Emergency Medical Services in the United States

- ... Civilian EMS originated with the first civilian manufactured ambulance produced in 1890 and built by the Hess-Eisenhardt Company in Cincinnati. The ambulance was a horse drawn wagon specifically designed to move injured patients. The first electric motorized ambulance was made in Chicago in 1899 and donated to the Michael Reese Hospital by local businessmen. The St. Vincent Hospital of New York began operating an electric motorized ambulance in 1900. James Cunningham, Son & Company created the first gasoline powered ambulance in 1909; the company was located in Rochester New York....   [tags: medical services, ambulance, hospitals]

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Case Study: London Ambulance Service Fiasco

- Problem Definition In October of 1992, the new computer aided dispatch system of the London Ambulance Service (LASCAD) failed to meet the demands of use and brought their operations to a standstill. Dispatchers could no longer locate ambulances, multiple ambulances showed up for the same calls, errors built up in the queue slowing the system down further, and callers became frustrated as the hours went by with no ambulance showing up (London Ambulance Service Unofficial, n.d.). In addition, it has been targeted for causing the deaths of approximately 20-30 people in the process, due to excessive wait times for transport to the hospital....   [tags: Software Analysis Technology]

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Cardiovascular Disease and Injuries are Top Health Care Priorities for UAE

- Cardiovascular diseases and injuries were the two top public health priority areas in the UAE, and most two areas cause mortality in UAE population. If I were commissioned in SEHA to improve the health care delivery. 1-I would focus on increase the community awareness, it is the first priority and it will be my mission. 2- To establish public community health center. 3-Improve hospital policies, health care professionals performance and resources. 4-Improve the National Ambulance Company. 5-Seek for governmental support....   [tags: training, education, ambulance]

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American Poets: Biography of E. E. Cummings

- Throughout history there have been many poets and some have succeeded while other didn’t have the same luck. But in history e.e. Cummings has stunned people with his creativity and exposure to the real world and not living in the fantasy people imagine they live in. Cummings was a great poet, and was able to make his own way of writing while he was also involved greatly in the modernist movement. But he demonstrates all his uniqueness in all and every poem, delivering people with knowledge and making them see the world with different eyes as in the poem “Since feeling is first”....   [tags: ambulance driver, modernist movement]

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Emerging Aviation Technology

- Emerging Aviation Technology Over the past one hundred years, aviation has allowed the United States to make huge technological advancements. These advancements have shaped and influenced the American culture in a positive way, providing Americans an enriched, productive way of life. From the first flight of the Wright Brothers in December, 1903, to the Rocky Mountain Airshow in August, 2013, one can observe how aviation technology has advanced over the years. The Rocky Mountain Airshow in August of 2013 exhibited aircraft from World War II to the modern F-22 Raptor....   [tags: business, advance air ambulance]

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Cyber Attack On The Transportation Industry 's Critical Infrastructure

- 1) With the information given, there’s not enough evidence to state whether FlyWithUs pilot forced to make a manual emergency landing could be a result of cyber attack on the transportation industry’s critical infrastructure. However, I strongly believe FlyWithUs could have prevented this situation by having emergency plan and policies if anything happens. FlyWithUs’ emergency plan should includes all possible emergencies landing, consequences, required actions, written procedures, the resources available, floor plans and large-scale maps showing evacuation routes and service conduits (such as gas and water lines)....   [tags: Security, Computer security, Ambulance, Avionics]

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Falls and their Impact on the Elder Population

- ... The first group will be discharged with no referral to any other community services. The second group will be referred to long term community services such as falls prevention service, integrated primary care team. The current pressure on the NHS has made some community services waiting lists longer than is expected to be, which has created a large gap in time between the services. It has been noticed that some patients bounce back to the community short term service or get admitted to the hospital only after a few days/weeks from their discharge (large groups due to falls), some of them while they waiting for other long term community services , so the proposed program will be applied...   [tags: ambulance service, aging, decreasing abilities]

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Army Medical Evacuation Operation

- Medical evacuation is shortend to MedEvac Operation and has been a part of Military History for many years. This is for Soldiers to receive medical care any where there may be an injured patient that may need to be evacuated from an accident to receive medical care and be taken to a facility where medical care is provided. The times have changed and also the mission, with better helicopters and better equipment. This provided better chances for personnel to survive, during the time of need. To many this is called the Army air ambulance....   [tags: medevac, military care, air ambulance]

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Ambulance Service Administration System Software Used with Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Technology

- Background What is Vehicle-to-Infrastructure technology. Vehicle-to-Infrastructure technology is technology that allows cars to communicate with infrastructure elements, like stop lights. Vehicular Network is getting to be progressively well known lately, Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure portable correspondence can give incredible assortment of practical applications. My proposal to First Medics, Inc. will incorporate point by point data in respect to emergency response administrations systems (or Computer Aided Dispatching) with V2I technology and what amount of improvement joining it will give....   [tags: stop lights, urban traffic infrastructure]

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Creative Writing: Hurst Tools

- Our day started at 2:15 in the morning. We’re woken up by the loud, fluttering noise of the alarm. From a dead sleep we're now running to the pole. A static filled speaker tells us we're going to a vehicle accident with a person pinned inside on the Southeast side of town. I put on my bunker pants and jacket and climb on as the truck starts up and the bay door opens. Lights on. Ladder 1 en route. The city’s skyline disappears behind the truck as the red lights reflect off the side of the ladder....   [tags: emergency, ambulance, wreckage]

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The Use of Helicopters for the Primary Purpose of Air Ambulances in World War II

- Introduction In this paper we will discuss the first documented use of helicopters for the primary purpose of Air Ambulances in World War II. During 1943, the United States, British Commonwealth and the Chinese faced the armies of Japan, Thailand and Indian National Army. The Burmese Independent Army started off on the Japanese side, but later switched sides fighting with the allied forces. Under the control of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the United States made a decision to support the Chinese during the war with aircraft.1 With Japan controlling much of the Chinese territory, the main supply route for the Chinese was thru the Burma Road....   [tags: Military History]

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Igor I. Sikorsky's Invention of the Helicoptor and it's Benficial Effects

- Igor I. Sikorsky invented, and flew, the first working helicopter in 1939. The helicopter had a great impact on the world back in the early 1940’s and still even today. It has many different uses and is important to the American society. Igor Sikorsky and the invention of the helicopter had an important impact on the way people traveled. The helicopter was invented by Igor Sikorsky. Igor Sikorsky was born May 25, 1989 in the Kiev, Russian Empire. Igor’s father’s name was Ivan Alexis Sikorsky and his profession was a psychiatrist....   [tags: rotors, ambulances, design]

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Abdul Sattar Edhi' Life Mission to Help the Less Fortunate in Pakistan

- In the 21st century, where material objects have more value in our lives, any selfless efforts made are very rare encounters. A living legend and inspiration for others, Abdul Sattar Edhi has made it his life mission to serve the needs of the less fortunate of Pakistan. Edhi has created the well known organization called The Edhi Foundation, which strives to help the less fortunate in Pakistan with services such as baby cradles, burial aid for the many unclaimed bodies, and most importantly running Pakistan’s largest ambulance service....   [tags: donate, innocent, ambulances]

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The Medical Advancements of WWI

- The Medical advancements of WWI had a huge impact on the war; many soldiers’ lives were saved due to advances in medicine and the invention of the ambulance. The First World War had many casualties and deaths, many of these deaths were not caused by the “invisible soldier”. Most of the injuries in the war were caused by large explosions and gunshot wounds. With the invention of the ambulance, many soldiers were aided sooner rather than later, resulting in their lives being saved. At first Ambulances encountered many problems that made them more of a hindrance then a help....   [tags: World War One]

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The Development of Ground and Air Transport

- A. The development of ground transport In old days, before the wheel invention (pre-3000 B.C) people normally were carried the sick and wounded on the shoulder between two men or backs of friends or animals(MacDonald & Miller, 1989). Forced transports were used for those with mental disorders in ancient time, however, one of the earliest uses of the wheel for patient transportation was constructed (circa 900 A.D.) by Anglo-Saxon, so they called it the Anglo-Saxon wagon hammock(Bell, 2009). This hammock was placed between two poles raised on a four wheeled platform(MacDonald & Miller, 1989)....   [tags: Transportation ]

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Hemingway's For Whom the Bells Toll and A Farewell to Arms

- Author: Ernest Hemingway Books: “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and “Farewell to Arms” Ernest Hemingway’s early life experiences, from hunting and fishing trips, to time spent during the Spanish Civil War and World War I, shaped his writing style and heavily influenced his literary works. Hemingway’s experiences in war provided him with the basis for two novels; For Whom the Bell Tolls and A Farewell to Arms....   [tags: literary criticism paper]

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Reponding Better to Mental and Behavioral Health Emergencies

- EMSRB 2007 Behavioral Health Report: 2013 Update Brief Responding Better to Mental and Behavioral Health Emergencies Background and Goals of EMSRB 2007 Behavioral Health Report Minnesota’s ambulance providers are searching for ways to meet the increased demand for transporting patients with behavioral and psychiatric disorders. The number of mental and behavioral health transports has been growing in recent years, with patients and their families traveling greater distances from their home communities due to a lack of available psychiatric hospital beds....   [tags: transporting, issues, solutions, training]

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The 421st Medical Evacuation Battalion

- The use MEDEVAC in the U.S. Army has been in place since the Korean War, it was used to transport soldiers when wounded on the battlefields back to the CASHs and MASH units for immediate care. The pilots, medics, crewmembers, nurses and flight surgeons that have flown and been assigned within these units are very proud of their service. The demanding schedules, fast reaction times and service these crews experience create a tight knit unit. Through the modernization (that the army started pushing in 2005) to realign aviation assets in Combat Aviation Brigades (CABs) has caused a substantial loss of historical identification for these units....   [tags: MEDEVAC, U.S. Army, History]

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History of Pre-hospital Care

- Pre hospital care and clinical practice in civilian life is not a new idea, in fact it is has been around in one form or another for roughly 200 years. Its foundations lie in the military. During the Napoleonic wars with a French surgeon named Dominique-Jean Larrey. (1) Pre hospital care has come a long way from hauling fallen soldiers off the battlefield in a horse drawn carriage (1) to transporting patients in a different kind of carriage, a four wheel drive one to be precise. Pre hospital care and clinical practice owes many of its advancements in the 200 years since it has existed to the military....   [tags: clinical practice, golden hour]

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The Most Tragic Day Of My Life

- When I looked in the rearview mirror is when I knew it was all over. June 25, 2013 was the most tragic day in my life. It was not until that day that I realized how much I appreciate my life and my family. I was on the freeway headed towards the Galleria in Houston, TX, passing the tall Texaco building on this bright sunny afternoon, when everything went downhill. I remember seeing all of the cars in front of me have their bright red tail lights on because everyone was coming to a stop. As soon as I slowed down, I looked into my rearview mirror to see a beige car not slowing down at all but instead looking down at his phone texting, it was already too late for me to do anything....   [tags: Automobile, English-language films, Family]

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Walter Elias Disney, My Personal Hero

- Walter Elias Disney, My Personal Hero Imagine going to Los Angeles California with only 40 dollars with you and trying to start a company. Sounds impossible right. Not. Walter Elias Disney was a very famous innovator and animator in the 1900’s and he created the famous company called “Disney” and the very famous cartoon “Mickey Mouse.” Walt Disney is a hero in my eyes because Walt failed throughout his lifetime at numerous things and was told that he coldn’t do anything, but he never gave up and he ended up building a huge company that is one of the world’s greatest known motion-picture companies in the world....   [tags: Walt Disney, Amusement park, Mickey Mouse]

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I Am A Hero Like The Men And Women

- Wake up, go to work, return home to a family; the cycle repeats over and over with little to no damage. This statement is true for most people, but when you are a medic, you never know what will happen. What we see and live with on an everyday basis is not for most people, so next time you see an ambulance remember only a special person can be a medic. Few can race the reaper, but even less can win. “I fly down the highway, got no time to kill. Only the Lord knows if we’ll win. It’s a race against the clock; the golden hour’s all he’s got....   [tags: Debut albums, 2005 singles, 2008 singles]

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The Achievements of Walt Disney

- Walt Disney was a great man in the eyes of many people. There are almost no people in the history of the entire world that have done anything that can even compare to Walt Disney’s many achievements. Walt Disney was born as Walter Elias Disney on December 5th, 1901. He had a great life and died ten days after his sixty-fifth birthday on December 15th, 1966. Throughout his entire lifetime, Disney had released a total of eighty-one movies that have won many awards and achievements. Walt Disney is considered by many a twentieth century folk hero whose name is supposed to represent imagination, success, optimism, creation and many other traits needed to succeed....   [tags: Biographical Essays, biography]

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How to Respond to an Emergency

- My colleague and I received an emergency call at 03.40hrs to reports of a two-vehicle road traffic collision. Once on the scene it was confirmed as a high-speed collision. I was given a brief handover from the lead paramedic who was dealing with a patient that had sustained serious deceleration injuries due to the mechanisms involved. The paramedic stated,” the patient is mechanically trapped we have to wait for the fire service to cut him free”. Our priority at this stage was to prevent further deterioration of the patient and to promote his recovery by means of reassurance, pain relief in addition to treating the various injuries that he had sustained....   [tags: health, paramedic]

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Writing in the Style of Philip Larkin

- Lights. Sirens. Action. As quick as a heartbeat, we race to the van, hearts rushing, always not knowing what to expect, never fully prepared for death. Speeding through traffic, seeing familiar streets where we have saved lives before. My heart is pumping hot blood through my veins. I can feel it pulsing in my neck and in my ears. I’m sweating as my mind tries to prepare for the possible death creeping closer and closer by the second. We turn corners at break neck speed our sirens screaming out to the world....   [tags: Phillip Larkin]

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The History of Emergency Medicine

- The History of Emergency Medicine The history of Emergency Medicine is an inexact study. The actual beginning date is unknown. This paper attempts to combine the facts given from many different sources into one single overview of known history from approximate known dates. It should also be stated that although Emergency Medicine Services, as a system exists all over the United States, it is in no way uniform. The laws governing emergency medical personnel and their actions differ greatly from state to state....   [tags: Papers]

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The First Of Insane Hospital

- The first Minnesota insane hospital opened in St. Peter, in 1868. The original name was “The Asylum for the Dangerously Insane”. The hospital housed 50 patients. Rochester opened in 1879, 68 mentally ill patients transferred from St. Peter. Rochester State Hospital closed in 1982. “The number of hospitals and the number of Minnesotans placed in them continued to grow. By 1960, the State of Minnesota operated 11 state hospitals. On any given day, there were approximately 16,000 people who were residents and patients in those hospitals” (www.mn.gov)....   [tags: Psychiatry, Mental disorder, Psychiatric hospital]

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My Mother By Elma Baird : You Are My Heart, My Life, And My Inspiration

- Dedication To my mother, Elma Baird: you are my heart, my life, and my inspiration. You have always loved and supported me. You believed in me when others did not. You have always known how much I love you and how much you mean to me. The memories of times we spent together and the special bond we have is something no one can ever take away from either of us. I will always remember how much you love me in return. I love you, Mom. Even when we can’t be together, I will hold you in my heart and you will live there forever....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Eye color, Mother]

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Health Care Services For Children And Young People Throughout New Zealand

- Introduction: Health care services for the child, youth and family in New Zealand is publicly funded.Here Minister and Ministry of Health develop national policies, provide leadership and monitor district health board performance.They also work with primary health organisations, non-government organisations and other health professionals across the system to achieve the health goals.Reference: (http://mtanz.org.nz/NZ-Market-The-NZ-Healthcare-Market/Overview-6374.htm) Starship Children’s Healthcare: It is one of the most fine, publicly-funded paediatric healthcare centre providing homely care to children and young people throughout New Zealand....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Hospital, Nurse]

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Is Station 20 West Is A Community Enterprise Centre?

- 3.1. Health Resources available at present in Saskatoon Low income neighborhoods At present, there has been some progress in increasing the health resources and programs in Saskatoon 's low income neighborhoods such as OASIS (Opportunity, Acceptance, Support, Invitation and Safe) which is a drop-in community program that assists with parenting and life skills (Saskatoon Poverty Reduction Partnership, n.d.). The Saskatoon Community Clinic also located in the inner city, provides health care and targets social and economic issues that affect the health of at- risk people including children, youth, Aboriginal people, disabled persons and seniors (Saskatoon Community Clinic, n.d.)....   [tags: Medicine, Health economics, Health, Public health]

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Canada´s New Democratic Party

- ... The NDP promises to invest in the production of cars with low emission rates and develop mandatory vehicle emission standards that must be followed in Canada. This will reduce the amount of carbon dioxide omitted from cars, which is a big source of pollution in the world. If the vehicle emission standards are mandatory, people will be forced to follow the standards and will have no choice, therefore resulting in less greenhouse gases going into the air. Their plan is to also implement a National Water Strategy to keep the quality and the amount of freshwater in Canada high so that we don't waste it, and instead we preserve it....   [tags: Politics, Economy, Healthcare]

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Curriculum: Context, Analysis, Inclusivity and Design

- Let’s begin with two of the most changeable areas that every politician wants to reform for the better or so they believe. Paulo Freire stated “If knowledge is power then education is political” (Good Reads n.d., online). In fact, they have been at the top of the government agenda since the beginning of the summer (Cambridge Assessment 2013, online). The reforms will depend on several factors, which “in theory” need to be considered before implementing any changes, such as culture, economics, politics and diversity....   [tags: assesment, governement, first aid, education]

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My Life Of My Freshman Year

- A lot of people take for granted everyday activities they can do such as running and jumping. It is not until people lose the things that are important to them, such as the ability to run and jump, that they really start to appreciate them. For me, it was not until I lost my ability to do these everyday activities that I saw how valuable it was that I had the capability to do them in the first place. This was the case for me after I spent about four months not being able to bend my knee. During that time, I realised that it is important to cherish what you have while you have it, not after you lose it....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep deprivation, Femur, Knee]

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The Movie ' The Wreck '

- The Wreck The mid-summer of September 11, 2011 was one of the scariest things that had ever happened to me. You know how you watch a movie that has one of them scenes that has a really bad car wreck and either, someone dies or everyone somehow survive. Well, that’s how I felt when I got into this wreck. This one had really shaken me up extremely bad it was like my life flash before my eyes and especially knowing that I probably wouldn’t get to see what I was having yet. Yes, at that time I was pregnant and that what made the whole situation so terrifying and so nerve wrecking....   [tags: Coming out, English-language films, Pregnancy]

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Accidents Aren’t All Created Equal

- Word travels fast anytime an accident happens, whether that accident is a car crash, a plane crash, or a sunken ship. Wanting to be a part of it all, intrigued people run to the site of the accident; either hoping for mayhem or hoping to be a part of the help. As illustrated in both “Titanic” by David R. Slavitt and “Auto Wreck” by Karl Shapiro, accidents get the attention from voyeurs no matter how different they are in nature. Even though “Auto Wreck” and “Titanic” both portray accidents in different ways poetically, they both prove that accidents get their attention from voyeurs no matter the time in history they take place or the situation that has befallen....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Auto Wreck, by Karl Shapiro

- Auto Wreck is an ominous, grim, and disturbing poem written by Karl Shapiro about death, fate, coincidence and the envisioning of reality. In this harsh poem Shapiro describes an awful car accident where many people ends up dead. He flawlessly employes a unique imagery and language that gives the reader a clear and true sensation of the terrible mishap. The author makes us feel as if we had seen and even experienced the car collision ourselves. Although it may see that the main focus in this poem is death, which is one of the most important, the poet also throws in the way he and everyone else saw everything after the accident, how their emotions changed, and how they envisioned reality afte...   [tags: Poetiv Analysis, Death]

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Gender Discrimination in Emergency Medical Services

- Gender Discrimination in Emergency Medical Services *No Works Cited The tones go off, there is a scramble for shirts, ties, and boots. Dispatch announces a motor vehicle accident five blocks away. EMTs and Paramedics climb into ambulances. Police are reporting multiple personal injuries. There is a rush of adrenaline through all those involved. The street comes alive with flashing red and white lights and screaming sirens. Ambulances tear down the street to the accident scene. They arrive to find four cars involved in a high-speed collision....   [tags: Gender Discrimination]

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Novatek Medical Data Systems

- Novatek Medical Data Systems Executive Summary Novatek Medical Data Systems is a leading provider of state of the art solutions to healthcare facilities helping save patient lives and providing a better working environment. It meets healthcare technology challenges in Patient management, Cognitive Assessment, Ambulance Trauma management, Anesthesiology, Disease Control, Clinical Assay management, Organ Donors and Tissue management. Novatek applications substantially improve patient care, enhance healthcare processes, while drastically decreasing the costs....   [tags: Medical Science]

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Sharpios "auto Wreck": The Theme Of Death

- Sharpio's "Auto Wreck": The Theme of Death Few subjects can be discussed with more insightfulness and curiosity than death. The unpredictability and grimness of it are conveyed well in Karl Shapiro's poem, "Auto Wreck". The poem starts with a description of an ambulance rushing to the scene of a crash, and hurriedly gathering up the victims and rushing them away. The aftermath of the police investigation that follows leaves the crowd gathered around the scene to explore privately and individually a range of feelings and emotions about the reality of death....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Essays on Death and Suicide - Witnessing Death

- Personal Narrative- Witnessing Death I witnessed the death of a man, today. His name was Daniel. He was painting the house next to us. He was on the top couple rungs of the ladder when it folded under him. It was a cheap ladder. Corroded aluminum. I am right in the line of sight on the back porch of our house; I hear the ladder starting to collapse, and see him hit the ground. At first I call out to him. He doesn't respond. I guess I should have called 911 then. I don't. I run over to him. He's barely conscious....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Heroes and Cowards in A Farewell To Arms, by Ernest Hemingway

-   War creates only two types of men: heroes and cowards.  In the book, A Farewell To Arms by Ernest Hemingway, Mr. Frederic Henry was an American Lieutenant ambulance driver in the Italian Army. "The army was staying in Gorizia, a little town that had been captured by the Italian army" (5). The town looked across a river and the plains to the mountains. There was fighting going on in those mountains, only a mile away. One evening when Frederic came in the house after doing some work on his ambulance, his friend Rinaldi took him to a hospital to meet a nurse who was a friend of Rinaldi's....   [tags: A Farewell To Arms]

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Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms

- The setting of A Farewell to Arms is Italy, where they were fighting Austria, during World War I. The story is about Frederick Henry, an American, who served as a lieutenant in the Italian army to a group of ambulance drivers. At the start of the novel, Frederick was a drunk who traveled from one house of prostitution to the next. Yet he was discontent with his unsettled lifestyle. Frederick meets Catherine Barkley an English volunteer nurse, who serves in Italy, at a near by hospital. In the first few chapters, Frederick’s life is seeing Miss Barkley, drinking with the others at his barracks, and driving the ambulance....   [tags: A Farewell to Arms Essays]

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Original Writing

- Original Writing My parents had gone to my dad’s work’s dinner and dance and my sister had gone to the pub with some friends. I was home alone. I was sitting in the living room watching the cricket on TV, when I got a phone call: it was my sister, I couldn’t understand her and then I hung up, I thought to myself that was a bit weird, but thought nothing of it. She got back about two minutes later, she said “I’ve been in a car crash” she said. She was with two mates, one had been in the car with her and the other had been driving behind her....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Switching Channels And Its Effect On Our Lives

- Switching Channels In the blink of an eye your entire life can change drastically. You could be going North at 90 miles an hour and then before you even realize what is happening you are headed South at 180 miles an hour. You never know when something is going to happen and you have no clue what that something could be. Situations pop up in people’s lives all of the time and turn their life around whether it be for the better or for the worse. The situation that really “switched the channel” (Kirszner, 121) of my life was the night that I heard my older sister’s screams coming from our answering machine late at night....   [tags: Family, Mother, Walking, Automobile]

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Ernest Hemingway 's Life And Accomplishments

- Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21st, 1899. Until at least age six, Ernest’s mother dressed him as a girl, and made him appear to be the twin of his older sister. In high school, he attempted to play sports but found that his athleticism was lacking. With the women he was generally well-liked, and he won others over with his charisma. He would take any dare and, when he injured himself, he’d act as if everything was fine and walk it off. In 1917, young Hemingway joined the army and hoped to fight in World War I....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms]

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What I Learned About Night Changed My View Of Life And Changed Me As A Person

- I remember the night of the November 5th 2010 in the heart of the Europe, in a small country by name Moldova. I traveled with my friend from the capital city to South, to my hometown. I remember it was a beautiful fall evening around 5PM, dark already outside, but with a beautiful sky view in front of us. Sitting in the back left side of the car I was so excited to go to my hometown to see my parents after 6 years. They finally came back home after a long period working in Ireland. I talked with my father on the phone and he repeated many times in that evening to be careful and to pray to get home safe, because it is left couple hours and we will see again each other after six years, but I n...   [tags: American films, English-language films]

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Is Anne The Community Nurse? Not Using Effective Communication While Communicating With The Patient John?

- Anne the community nurse was not using effective communication whilst communicating with the patient John. This was evident throughout the duration of Anne’s conversation with John, as she was asking various questions at one time and did not give him a reasonable time to respond. A communication issue that has been identified in this scenario is that John has a cognitive impairment and suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, this is causing John to have difficulties with memory and thinking. Anne is not effectively dealing with this situation with the correct communication....   [tags: Communication, Nonverbal communication, Patient]

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Scottish Patient Safety Programme and the Early Detection of the Deteriorating Patient

- Scottish Patient Safety Programme and the Early Detection of the Deteriorating Patient The aim of this reflection is to discuss patient safety in an acute setting according to the Scottish Patient Safety Programme. I will be using a model of reflection, Gibbs Reflective Cycle to structure my essay (Gibbs 1988 cited in Paterson and Chapman, 2013). In accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council identifiable information will not be written, maintaining confidentiality (NMC, 2010a). Description Health Improvement Scotland coordinated the Scottish Patient Safety Programme created to improve the safety of patients across Scotland (NHS Scotland, 2010a)....   [tags: healthcare system and professionals]

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Slater 's Conduct Satisfies The Elements Of Intentional Infliction Of Emotional Distress

- ISSUE Is the judge likely to find that A.C Slater’s conduct satisfies the elements of intentional infliction of emotional distress. BRIEF ANSWER Likely yes, if it is proven that Slater: a) intended to inflict severe mental or emotional distress, that he b) was the cause of Morris’s severe emotional distress, and that c) his conduct was beyond the bounds of socially tolerable. FACTS At the time of the incident, Zack Morris was a technician employed by Cruisin’ California Airlines. During his shift on March 25, 2011, he completed a series of routine jobs on an assigned plane and signed off on the “job card” verifying the work was complete....   [tags: Intentional infliction of emotional distress]

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My Experience Working as a Medical Student in Selayang Hospital, Malaysia

- My decision to do elective in my country, Malaysia during last summer is indeed a wise choice. In addition, I need to go back to Malaysian to serve the government for ten years after I graduated. This elective has opened my eyes and give me a flavour about Malaysia’s health system in general and what to expect about the local working environment. Aims The main aim of the elective is to find the differences between Malaysia’s and British health systems particularly in terms of public health, patient education, health staff, health service that could be offered to the multicultural population both in the urban and rural area....   [tags: medical]

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Love and War in A Farewell to Arms

- Introduction: A Farewell to Arms is divided into five books. In the first book, Rinaldi introduces Frederic Henry to Catherine Barkley; Frederic attempts to seduce her, and their relationship begins. While on the Italian front, Frederic is wounded in the knee by a mortar shell and sent to a hospital in Milan. The second book shows the growth of Frederic and Catherine's relationship as they spend time together in Milan over the summer. Frederic falls in love with Catherine and, by the time he is healed, Catherine is three months pregnant....   [tags: Earnest Hemingway]

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Walter Elias Disney : The Reason For That

- Walter The name Disney is known to everyone, old and young. Walter Elias Disney is the reason for that. He is a very influential person to american history, for he is the person that transformed animation and they way we watch television now. He was a person who had a deep passion for animations and cartoons. That 's not all he was, Disney had an interesting life story just like the rest of us, he had critics and many obstacles, but he overcame them and was able to place a huge impact on America....   [tags: Walt Disney, Walt Disney World Resort]

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The Man Who Is Endowed with Magic

- “You won’t find anyone who can really explain the magic of Walt,” said Peter Ellenshaw—a Disney artist. “People see him either in black or white, but he was an extraordinary mixture. He was a common man who was endowed with a touch of magic” (Greene 6). This magic led Walt on one of the most extraordinary adventures anyone could ever wish to live. Walt grew up traveling from place to place as his father, Elias, worked day and night to make sure his family was fed and comfortable. Elias worked Walt’s two other brothers such ferocity that they ran away with the money they had been saving....   [tags: Biography, Walt, Walt Disney]

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New Technology in the Civil War Era

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The Importance Of Being A Police Officer

- Being a police officer you are put in many stressful situations. Each day seems to have its own unique set of problems to deal with. No two radio calls that I have been dispatched have been the same. There is always some type of variation. When you get put in different calls you have to learn to make decisions quickly. You get seconds to make a decision and your bosses get as long as they want to evaluate the decision. This is why it is important to think quickly and think correctly. One moment of lapse in judgment can cause you to lose your job or even worse someone can get hurt....   [tags: Suicide, Death, Mental disorder, Schizophrenia]

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My Watson 's Theory Of Human Caring

- Moment of Caring: My Watson 's Theory Moment Nursing is not just a profession where a nurse uses the latest and the greatest of medical advancements to provide the best of care for his or her patients. The use of electronics and ever advancing technology seems to have pushed the “personal” aspect of nursing to the background. Nurses today have to preform a complex balancing act to incorporate both the science and the spirituality of nursing to provide the best care for their patients. Nurses are to care for the “inherent respect, worthy of honor, high regard” the dignity of our patients....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Florence Nightingale]

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Why I Learn The Nature Of Things

- 5. Naturam Primum Cognoscere Rerum, (“first to learn the nature of things”) is the ANU motto. By using examples, discuss how this motto aligns with your approach to learning, in and/or outside of school. (300 word maximum) For me as a student, understanding the basic fundamentals of everything I do is crucial in achieving success both at school and outside of school. “First to learn the nature of things” is a notable motto because it is actually an approach to learning. Allowing myself to explore topics that are covered in class gives me the advantage of not only broadening my knowledge but clarifying any doubts....   [tags: High school, College, High School]

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A Report On A Devastating Phone Call

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Is God Ever Given You A Mission?

- Has God ever given you a mission. Has life ever been so hard, but you find the light to make it better for everyone. My Grandparents have always had a huge impact on my life and are very important to me. There has been ups and downs throughout the years but it is all for the better. In this hard journey I found the mission God is sending me on. My Mother received a call from Grandma who was in a fright. My Mother just yelled for me to get in the car and that Grandpa had fell and hurt his hip. We sped down the back roads to arrive at their house to find my ninty year old Grandpa lying in the middle of the driveway....   [tags: Family, High school, Grandparent, Nursing]

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Folole Muliaga's death and Mercury Energy

- In this paper I briefly summarize the Folole Muliaga case by looking at her background and the circumstances that led to her eventual demise. I also assess the consequences and outcomes of this unfortunate event. I will also try and determine if the action by Mercury Energy was illegal. Further I examine the decisions made by police and the coroner and then finally outline the reforms that were adopted as a result of the death of Folole Muliaga, after her electric power supply was disconnected by Mercury Energy....   [tags: samoan, morbid obesity, negligence]

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Biography Of Walt Disney 's Life

- Walt Disney’s name is known all over the world but do people really know who he was. Millions of people visit Disneyland, Disneyworld, and watch his movies every year. Besides being one of the most well known celebrities ever, he had a life before the Disney name was worth millions. Disney’s life was anything but perfect, but that did not stop him from making everybody else 's lives feel like magic. Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901, at 2156 North Trip Avenue Chicago, Illinois to Flora Call-Disney, a teacher of German American descent, and Elias Disney, a building contractor of Irish Canadian descent (Bio.com, anb.org, disney.go.com)....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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My First Day Of High School

- There was a lot of reconnecting for my father once we were settled in. High School friend that he graduated with would stop him in the local Wal-Mart or would call him to say it was nce to hear that he was back. One of which then introduced me to her niece who happened to be the same age as I, Carmen Boley. Carmen and I were alike in many ways: we both played tennis, had a love for cooking, and loved learning. This then gave me someone at school to talk to so I would not be going in completely blind on the first day....   [tags: High school, College, Louisville, Kentucky]

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The Year That Changed Me Forever

- Nineteen Hundred and Seventy-Six I was six years old and was the year that has changed me forever. More happened to me in this year than most people have happened to them in a life time. This was a year which started with much promise and end with great heart ache to our family of eight to which I was the second youngest. At the end of June my dad, Reed Gaylerd Breeden, was upset because his family was a close family and my mother was driving an emotional wedge between my dad and them. I did not know it at the time but my dad had hyper tense and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and in the seventies there were just starting to understand the effects of shell shock as they called it then, so th...   [tags: Family, English-language films]

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My Family: My Miracle Sister

- On a hot Saturday afternoon of July 17, 1999 a miracle after the horrible accident happened. My sister terrified my family and I when she drowned in the 12ft. pool in our backyard when she was only 11 months old. We were having a big family BBQ everyone was invited to come over to have a good time. That day the filters in the pool had stopped working and the pool had been a bit foggy to the point where you couldn’t see anything in the pool. My mom was very hesitant to let us go swimming because of how foggy the pool had been....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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Power of the Medical Monks

- Sharp pain. You look down and see a spreading patch of red. You know the end is near as you drop to the ground. Your rifle landing next to you. BANG. The men around you fire and advanced. This land has been at war with itself for a year. In the distance you see the gray uniforms of the Confederates. Next its all black. You awaken to see a lull in the fighting as two men pick you up on a litter and carry you to the waiting Carriage. While Napoleon’s personal surgeon Dominique-Jean Larrey, invented the “flying ambulance” the worlds first modern version of a ambulance service.(5) True battlefield medicine, and in correlation to this true EMS, did not begin until Dr....   [tags: Sharp Pain, Machine Gun]

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