emergency medical service


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emergency medical service

A system, created by the US government in 1973 that provides emergency care intimately linked to a universal emergency telephone number, 911; the care is provided from vehicles, ie ambulance or helicopter, by certified and licensed personnel–eg, emergency medical technicians, in restricted geographic regions; EMS services include: emergency medical communications, transportation, disaster plans, consumer training programs. See Air ambulance, EMT-A, EMT-D, EMT-I. Cf First responder.
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The Emergency Medical Service's new strategy outlines solutions aimed at shortening ambulances' response time, increase their availability and improve the quality of services.
[ClickPress, Thu Feb 21 2019] In terms of volume, the global market for emergency medical service products is slated to record a CAGR of over 6% throughout the forecast period (2017-2026), according to Fact.MR.
Summary: The global market for emergency medical service products is slated to record a CAGR of over 6% throughout the forecast period (2017-2026)
[ClickPress, Tue Sep 25 2018] According to Fact.MR, global emergency medical service products market is projected to register a CAGR of over 7% in terms of value over the forecast period, 2017 to 2026.

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