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New Orange County (Fla.) Ambulance Improves Care for Obese Patients

Obesity is a growing problem in the United States, and EMS providers are frequently faced with the challenge of lifting and transporting patients who can weigh more than 500 lbs.—which in turn can lead to injury. A new ambulance in Orange County, Fla., is making the task a little easier.

Posted Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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Ambulance Provider Transports 130 Patients to New San Diego Medical Facility

Hospital evacuation and transfer of patients is successful because of meticulous planning, careful management of logistics and world-class teamwork.

Posted Thursday, January 31, 2013

Memphis Fire Dept. Supersizes Ambulance

The Memphis Fire Department has added an ambulance that can transport patients weighing up to 1,600 pounds.

Posted Thursday, March 22, 2012


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