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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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The athlete was then ambulanced to a local hospital to rule out such injuries as cervical vertebrae fracture or dislocation, cervical spine injuries, and other possible catastrophic injuries.
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Bernard Nathanson, M.D., a founder of the National Abortion Rights Action League but now a convert to Roman Catholicism and a staunch opponent of abortion, writes in his 1996 autobiography, The Hand of God: At least two-thirds of the clinic females ambulanced to our emergency room in the middle of the night, bleeding profusely and in severe pain, were the victims of botched illegal abortions, not spontaneous miscarriages....
You'll remember when I had peritonitis, my sigmoid colon breached, and I was alone upstate, far from medical attention, and had to be ambulanced to New York for emergency surgery.
McCoy lay agonisingly motionless while attended by medics and was stretchered off the track before being ambulanced back to the course medical room.
The dead and the injured were ambulanced to the District Headquarter Hospital Hub.