emergency medical services

(redirected from Ambulance Corps)

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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Jess Cross spoke of the work of volunteer nurses in World War I as part of the Voluntary Aid Detachment, and the Ambulance Corps which was begun by Dr Hector Munro in 1914.
"Additionally, the Town of Haverstraw Police Department would like to thank the Haverstraw Ambulance Corps, Rockland Mobile Care, and the various other EMS agencies and personnel who responded to assist in the care for the victims of this tragic incident," the post said.
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Larry Wiersch, CEO of Cetronia Ambulance Corps in South Whitehall Township, said he has known Zentz for more than 20 years and described him as one of the most influential people he has met.
They are hosting a series of free talks around the country this week which will include water safety guidelines for babies and young children while Order of Malta Ireland Ambulance Corps will provide first aid tips for parents.
Getting prompt medical attention for injured soldiers on the frontline often meant the difference between life and death and the motor ambulance corps was formed.
A soon as he could, Walt moved away so he could serve in World War I as a member of the American Ambulance Corps. After the war, he was 19 years old when he moved to Kansas City to find work at an animation studio.
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Consider "ride-alongs" with local fire departments and ambulance corps or rotations at the emergency department of a local trauma center.