Ambulance Essays

  • 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

  • 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 is the advent of the automobile

  • 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

  • Munsang St. John Ambulance and Nursing Cadet Divisions

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    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

  • Annotated Bibliography

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    information from the medic’s ePCR (electronic patient care reports) and CAD(computer assisted dispatch) system to identify these individuals so that the most appropriate resources may be dispatched. Before an abuser is able to call again for an ambulance , a social worker might be sent along with law enforcement to investigate the underlying circumstance of why this patient is activating the emergency medical response system so often. Once an investigation has been completed the social worker will

  • Becoming A Paramedic

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    order to take the paramedic course the college may require certain prerequisites to take the class. Common community colleges require taking medical terminology classes as well as some on the job training such as job shadowing in a hospital or an ambulance. But to be a paramedic the student must complete the courses in this order; Basic EMT, Inte... ... middle of paper ... ... paramedics may be exposed to diseases as well as violence from drug overdose victims or mentally unstable patients. “Paramedics

  • The Medical Advancements of WWI

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    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. Since there was no “standard” ambulance almost all of

  • Tort In Law Case Study

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    - 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

  • Why Software Systems Fail

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    Risks"; Addison-Wesley publishing company; 1995Petroski, Henry; "To Engineer is Human"; MacMillan Publishing; 1985Flowers, Stephen; "Software failure: management failure"; Chichester: John Wiley and Sons; 1996.Report of the Inquiry into the London Ambulance Service; February 1993. Simpson, Moira (1994); "999!: My computers stopped breathing !"; The Computer Law and Security Report, 10; March – April; pp 76-81Dr. Dobbs Journal; January 1997 edition<a href="">http://catless

  • Critical Analysis of an Incident

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    Introduction The intention of this written essay is to demonstrate an understanding of my views on the art and science of reflection and the issues surrounding reflective practice. It is based on a significant incident from my own area of clinical practice as a state registered paramedic within the U.K. There is a discussion appraising the concept of reflection both generally, and in my particular area of practice. This is followed by an analysis of the incident using The What ? Model

  • Paramedic Essay

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    professional worker at a critical accident or a medical emergency. Paramedics generally work on their own, or with an emergency care assistant, who respond to emergency calls as part of an accident and emergency crew or at times as a first responder, or an ambulance technician, who asses the patient’s condition and observe them during critical time and therefore give essential treatment that is these observations they will recommend what a certain patients needs. For example they will administrate

  • Category 1 Responders Essay

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    Within the United Kingdom there are two categories that are often involved in major incidents. Category one responders are the emergency services which are also known as the ‘core responders’; category one responders consist of the Police, Fire and Ambulance and other emergency services. These responder’s main priority is to deal with the immediate consequence of the incident; they are there for short term as category two help support and repair the community and environment in long term. The category

  • A Farewell To Arms

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    same situations that Hemingway experienced. Some of these experiences are exactly the same, while some are less similar, and some events have a completely different outcome. A Farewell to Arms is the book of Frederic Henry, an American driving an ambulance for the Italian Army during World War I. The book takes us through Frederic's experiences in war and his love affair with Catherine Barkley, an American nurse in Italy. The book starts in the northern mountains of Italy at the beginning of World

  • The Truth of War Exposed in A Farewell to Arms

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    misery.   Instead of finding the patriotic and courageous hero engaged victorious battle scenes, this novel portrays the so-called hero as a brazen who lacks any ambition.  This is the story of war seen through the cynical eyes of a Red Cross ambulance driver who lived the horrors.  Through a combination of ironic, cynical and apathetic tones, Hemingway's contempt towards World War I is reflected in the nature surroundings and the voice of his characters. Primarily, Hemingway attempts to

  • A Farewell To Arms

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    Lieutenant ambulance driver of the American Red Cross during World War I. Hemingway arrived in Milan April of 1918. On his first day, he and his fellow drivers were rudely awaken to the total devastation of the war when they had to remove the parts of dead or severely injured victims of a munition factory explosion. This, as well as later experiences in Fossalta, Italy, makes for a very believable novel. Frederick Henry was, like Hemingway, an American lieutenant who drove ambulances in Italy during

  • Emergency Medical Technician Vs Paramedics

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    Emergency medical technicians are just like the paramedics. Actually they are kind of like the paramedics they just have different levels and parts to them. “The career is currently growing at an excellent rate and is expected to grow up to 71% through the year 2005. There are half a million emergency medical technicians today in the united states” (Hancock 1). “Emergency medical technicians are typically called to the scene of an incident by a 911 operator and they might be with themselves or with

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

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    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. II. Background On Edhi A. The only source that contained reliable information regarding the background and childhood of Edhi was in his autobiography dictated to Tehmina Durrani. B. Edhi was born in 1928 in Bantva in modern day Indian

  • Earnest Hemingway

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    graduating from high school, he got a job at a paper called "Kansas City Star". Hemingway continually tried to enter the military, but his messed up eye, hindered this task. Hemingway had managed to get a job driving an American Red Cross ambulance. During this expedition, he was injured and hospitalized. Hemingway had an crush for a particular nurse at that hospital, her name was Agnes von Kurowsky. Hemingway continually proposed to her, and she continually denied. When Hemingway healed