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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.

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Marshals and the medical car raced to his aid, and when he was retrieved, there was little remaining of the front of the vehicle following what team boss Ron Dennis described as a wheel-rim failure that led to a left-front tyre puncture.
Marshals and the medical car raced to his aid, and when he was eventually retrieved, there was little remaining of the front of the McLaren following what team boss Ron Dennis described as a wheel-rim failure that led to a left-front tyre puncture.
Not only was the safety car immediately deployed, but also the medical car such was the severity of the impact.
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the bidder is required to offer only new and unused medical car, year 2015.
A spokesman said: "Due to the large size of the fire, we were asked to provide medical car.
Drivers on their warm-ups swerved to avoid a collision but Sauber's Nick Heidfeld hit the open door of a medical car that had pulled up in front of the burning vehicle.
But McNish was able to wave to the crowd as he stepped into the Medical car with F1 doctor Sid Watkins to be taken back to the medical centre for a mandatory check-up.
Former F1 star Alex Ribeiro raced the medical car to the rescue of Enrique Bernoldi when his Arrows caught fire after hitting a wall.
The Brazilian, who was driving the medical car during the morning warm-up, was a split second away from being struck by the Sauber of Germany's Nick Heidfeld.
MEDICAL car driver Alex Ribeiro came within an inch of his life yesterday when Nick Heidfeld's Sauber smashed dramatically into his open door as he tried to get out.

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