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  • Ambulance Safety

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    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. Photographs and descriptions of the dangers may be displayed but with no training other than on the job road testing and video and written exams bad habits and lax behavior may be too ingrained in the individual. While an emphasis on education is needed a far larger concern may be the ambulances themselves. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety

  • Ambulance Driver Negligence

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    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. Even a cursory examination reveals a problem: a wide range of possible interpretations. For example, “parturition” refers

  • IT study Of London Ambulance Service

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    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

  • Victoria Ambulance Case Study

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    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

  • Emergency Siren Vehicle (Dorset Ambulance)

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    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

  • Case Study: London Ambulance Service Fiasco

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    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

  • Ambulance Drivers during World War I

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    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

  • Munsang St. John Ambulance and Nursing Cadet Divisions

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    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

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

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    operations, standard of measurements and acceptable responds times are to be determent by the administration team at First Medics, Inc. There is moreover a prompt requirement to better figure out the locality of its ambulances at all times. Dispatchers were corresponding with their ambulances by radio to determine their precise locations and this procedure was taking an excessive amount of time. It was taking as long as a minute for drivers to find exactly where the emergency service was needed by looking

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

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    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