medical tent


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medical tent

A portable clinic erected to provide supportive care in outdoor settings, such as war zones, outdoor concerts, or marathon races.
See also: tent
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The worst being the bombs, the best being that our medical tent was so close ...
3:25 pm: Most of the victims from the Bomb Blast #1 site had been moved into the medical tent or were put on ambulances dose to the bomb blast scene.
Speaking from the medical tent in the desert, he said the ordeal had been "more hellish than hell".
When working in the medical tent, I have repeatedly heard runners declare, "I don't know what I did wrong." It is certainly not a sign of failure if they come in to the medical tent and it should never be a reflection of something they did "wrong." One runner that I attended to delayed getting help for two hours.
He was taken to a medical tent but a doctor could not revive him.
It appeared we would be destined for treating multiple cases of hypothermia in the medical tent on race day, but there was a break in the weather on Saturday evening.
One of them was a student nurse who tried to bite staff in the medical tent and hurled racist abuse at police.
A pal, who told how Mr Opik needed attention in the medical tent, said: "He may see the funny side now but it was really painful and he had difficulty walking.
His professor was a colleague and friend of Lyle Micheli, MD, who was the head of the Division of Sports Medicine at Children's Hospital Boston at the time and worked at the medical tent when it was housed in the Blue Level parking garage at the Prudential Center, then the race's finish.
READY FOR WORK: A medical tent was soon up at the scene
A friend reached her and took her to a medical tent. But even as she was given help by local women, the mob outside was still trying to get to her.
An additional 6.0 credits will be awarded to those who provide care in the medical tent on race day.
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