emergency medical services

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e·mer·gen·cy med·i·cal ser·vic·es

(EMS) (ē-mĕr'jĕn-sē med'i-kăl sĕr'vis-ĕz)
An agency that provides prehospital care and transport to the sick and wounded.
Synonym(s): ambulance service, emergency medical service system.
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I am honored to be involved with many Dallas-based nonprofit and philanthropic organizations that help and inspire young people and teen mothers, and now I am privileged to be associated with the New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project and its program that has provided help to hundreds of heroic emergency workers suffering 9/11-related health problems," said Chad Willis, president and co-founder of Texas Energy Holdings.
Kano: Two female suicide bombers were suspected of being behind a blast on Monday outside a stadium in northeast Nigeria, where President Goodluck Jonathan had given a speech, officials and rescue workers said.
A month ago, the prisoner had climbed up the water tank in Multan district jail for the same reason but later was brought down safely by rescue workers.
Islamabad, June 10 ( ANI ): Rescue workers have retrieved at least seven bodies from Karachi airport's cold-storage facility, following Sunday's attack by militants.
Buenos Aires, Rabi'II 5, 1435, Feb 5, 2014, SPA -- At least nine rescue workers died as they tried to put out a warehouse fire Wednesday in Buenos Aires, dpa cited Argentine Security Secretary Sergio Berni as saying.
Rescue workers pulled more bodies from the ruins of a collapsed supermarket in the Latvian capital, Riga, on Friday, taking the death toll to 21 with others feared buried in the rubble.
He said rescue workers have collected parts of human bodies from the scene.
Summary: Rescue workers have pulled a man out of an 18-metre well in Ukraine.
Sombre: The Prince of Wales chats to mine rescue workers involved in the bid to save four men in September.
Rescue workers have so far pulled seven bodies from the rubble.
KARACHI, July 5 -- As many as three picnickers were feared drowned off the Sandspit beach on Sunday as their bodies could still not be retrieved, however rescue workers were able to save four others.
There were running battles in downtown Bangkok yesterday Thai rescue workers carry a wounded man yesterday