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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

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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In this present research accurate evaluation of the age and paleoenvironments of the Amb formation will be determined by using fusulinid foraminiferal biostratigraphy and paleo-ecology along with other macro fauna as a tool in establishing relationship of synchronous depositional sequences.
Two samples (natural porphyran (NPOR) and NaBr treated (POR)) were analyzed (FtIr and DSC) to check how physicochemical properties of POR affect the formulation and development of AmB.
ABG and AMB are well capitalized and will remain so on consummation of the proposed acquisition.
While respondents are more or less evenly divided on the question of whether the AMB protects the public, 70% to 80% of those with a non-neutral opinion have a negative view on the AMB's fairness to physicians, and 90% believe that the AMB is not friendly to innovation.