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Health

Air ambulances in

The technique involves using whole blood as it comes out of the donor’s arm, instead of separating out red blood cells, plasma and platelets. Platelets aid clotting but are difficult to store, so they are not usually carried by air ambulances. NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) will trial the scheme following evidence from the battlefield […]

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UK

Patients dying as ambulances stuck outside hospital A&E departments

Over the past week, nearly three in 10 ambulances have spent time queuing outside hospitals in England. Ambulance chiefs said the problems were leading to patients dying and being harmed on a daily basis, the BBC reported. It is the worst start to winter since records began. Before the pandemic, about half the number of […]

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US

‘Critical’ condition: Genesee County needs ambulances

SAGINAW, Mich. (WNEM) – Genesee County has an ambulance shortage that is being described as “critical.” “We have, for a long period of time, had problems with shortages with EMS units in the county,” said Bruce Trevithick, executive director of the Genesee County Medical Control Authority, the oversight agency for all county EMS. Trevithick said […]

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World

Iran’s ‘repressive’ regime transfer protesters in ambulances – video

Eyewitnesses and members of Iran’s political militant group, People’s Mojahedin Organization, have reported seeing officials use ambulances as a tactic to transport detained protesters to unknown locations and unknown fates. In some cases, demonstrators witnessed security forces shooting at the crowds from ambulances. Local groups that are fighting back against repressive forces in Gohardasht have reported that several ambulances […]

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World

Multi-millionaire venture capitalist puts life on hold to source and deliver second-hand ambulances to Ukraine

It all started when James Spenceley read an article about Ukraine struggling with a lack of ambulances since the war started.  Key points: Sydney businessman James Spenceley has been sourcing and driving second-hand ambulances to areas of Ukraine The project called Aus Ukraine Aid is funded by the Spenceley family and Australian donors Ukraine is […]

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World

Iran police forced to use ambulances to escape wrath of protestors

It comes as the Islamic regime faces a fourth week of protests following the death in custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, following her arrest by morality police for wearing her hijab too loosely. Some 300 protesters have been killed, opposition groups say,  and at least 15,000 arrested since widespread protests began last month. They have […]

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US

Henderson County EMS now able to provide blood transfusions on ambulances

EMS to provide blood transfusions on ambulances Source link Related Content Exploring the metaverse, new biometric possibilities, working The Web3 revolution: India at a crossroads Amazon to immerse in NFTs and Web3 gaming – Metaverse is where it’s all happening on the Japan job front | A Web3.0 ecosystem outlook for 2023: A nation building […]

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World

WHO delivers ambulances to Ukraine amid ongoing attacks against health care

WHO has delivered 11 ambulances to Ukraine as part of its ongoing humanitarian efforts to save lives and reconstruct the health system in the country.  More than 30 ambulances have now been donated to the Ministry of Health of Ukraine by WHO and its partners since 24 February 2022. More first aid ambulances are set […]

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US

From smart ambulances to metaverse, how 5G technology may impact your life

With telcos eyeing 5G deployments, India is poised for dramatically improved data speeds and lag-free videos, where applications would range from connected ambulances to cloud gaming and even augmented reality driven tryouts for shoppers, say experts. The fifth generation or 5G would allow downloading full-length high-quality video or movie to mobile and other devices in […]

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Canada

Calgary had no ambulances available an average of 420 times per month to start 2022 | CBC News

Data from Alberta Health Services indicates Calgary’s ambulance performance and response times continue to decline as red alerts more than doubled in the first six months of this year compared with the same period in 2021. Red alerts refer to those instances in which no ambulances were available in the system to respond to emergency calls. […]