air ambulance


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A helicopter, or, less commonly, a fixed wing aircraft, used to evacuate a person who requires immediate medical attention that cannot be provided on site

air ambulance

Emergency medicine A helicopter or, less commonly, a fixed wing aircraft, used to evacuate a person who requires immediate medical attention that cannot be provided at his/her current location
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DOCTORS treating serious injuries in Huddersfield Royal Infirmary say the system using the Yorkshire Air Ambulance works perfectly.
The raceday continues to be a great opportunity to raise awareness of the work carried out by the Air Ambulance Service and enjoy a great afternoon of family fun and racing too.
Requires a health plan without an "adequate network" of air ambulance service providers to provide a reimbursement rate equal to the state's average.
Mr Hudson joined the air ambulance service when the Welsh helicopter charity launched its operations in North Wales, and was one of the first paramedics to fly on board Wales Air Ambulance's Caernarfon aircraft.
The air ambulance is also staffed by specialist trauma doctors, who can begin the best course of treatment on arrival at the scene.
A scheduled air ambulance can cost $10,000 to $25,000 per flight, and emergency air ambulance service can cost $50,000 or more per flight.
The First Minister and deputy First Minister also paid tribute to all those who have campaigned, worked, raised funds and donated money for the air ambulance.
Technavio's report, Global Air Ambulance Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
The Great North Air Ambulance in Redcar INCIDENTS ON TEESSIDE
For the first time the air ambulance crew will be able to send critical information about patients to medics waiting at hospitals via an on-board high-speed internet connection.
AeroCare released a new "AeroCare Real Air Ambulance Patient Stories" video on their website, AeroCare.
Vehicles for Myers will be branded with the air ambulance logo to show their support, and the firm will provide storage and logistical support for the team.

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