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am·bu·lance

(am'byū-lants),
A vehicle used to transport sick or injured people to a treatment facility.
[Fr., fr. (hôpital) ambulant, mobile hospital]

ambulance

(ăm′byə-ləns)
n.
A specially equipped vehicle used to transport the sick or injured.

ambulance

[am′byələns]
a vehicle designed to transport ill or injured patients. It may be used under emergency or nonemergency conditions and is equipped with supplies and personnel to provide patient care en route.

ambulance

Any vehicle, including a boat, helicopter, or fixed-wing aircraft, which is equipped for transporting sick and wounded personnel.

ambulance

Emergency medicine A vehicle for transporting a Pt to or from a hospital or medical center, which is equipped with supplies to render emergency medical care, and manned or womanned by one or more individuals formally trained in providing such care. See Air ambulance, Emergency medical srvice, EMT.

am·bu·lance

(am'byū-lăns)
A vehicle used to transport sick or injured people to a treatment facility.
[Fr., fr. (hôpital) ambulant, mobile hospital]

Patient discussion about ambulance

Q. How to design and run a Ambulance Service effectively. Different Models, Costs, Safety features, Planning, Strategy, Promotions, Partnerships, Risks etc...

A. Hmm... this website ( http://www.cms.hhs.gov/center/ambulance.asp ) contains a lot of information about how to run an ambulance service, from addresses to fee tables.

Hope I could help!

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References in classic literature ?
A person in the service of the ambulance appeared, announcing that a bandage had slipped, and that one of the wounded men was to all appearance bleeding to death.
Evidently the ambulance doctor was familiar with the location of skylight rooms.
The ambulance physician strode with his burden through the pack of hounds that follow the curiosity chase, and even they fell back along the sidewalk abashed, for his face was that of one who bears his own dead.
They noticed that he did not lay down upon the bed prepared for it in the ambulance the form that he carried, and all that he said was: "Drive like h**l, Wilson," to the driver.
William Jackson, the ambulance physician who attended the case, says the patient will recover.
From this site, 16 ambulances accompanied by teams of sprayers on motorcycles are dispatched to locations all over the Western Area.
MEC Dr Magome Masike will tomorrow unveil 20 more new ambulances to improve response time in the North West province.
LESS than half of emergency ambulances arriving at two South Wales hospitals managed to transfer patients within the 15-minute handover target time during December, according to new figures.
PATIENTS are being transferred back to ambulances after being taken into A&E while paramedics are being asked to complete tasks that should be done by hospital staff, unions claim.
BELOEIL, QC, Oct 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Demers Ambulances announced that Florissant Valley Fire Protection District, Missouri, has ordered three Demers Type I MXP170 ambulances on Ford F450 chassis as part of an emergency vehicle fleet upgrade program.
Fifty of the births took place in special maternity ambulances also called 'Mama ambulances' while 62 babies were born in other ambulances.
In a way, the modern-day fleet of helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft used as air ambulances are capable of bringing intensive care facilities to patients at a comparatively less time.