Tag: "helicopter" at medical news
Malaria Sweeps Tripura, 25 Dead
...pura district where 10 people have died. "An army helicopter
has been pressed into service to transport medical teams and medicines to the interior areas," the official said.All hospitals in the state are crowded with patients hit by malaria. "The government would bear all expenditure for the treatment of mal...
500 Pound Man Rescued After 12 Hour Ordeal From Wisconsin River
...was having chest pains. A paramedic who arrived by helicopter
stabilized Rike, but the pilot could not take him to a hospital, saying he was too heavy. The river conditions and the mans weight complicated the effort to get him out. As many as 50 rescuers on the ground responded, with the first reaching Rike...
Wounded British Troops Wait Hours to Reach Hospital
...rker as saying. Parker cited a lack of dedicated helicopter
ambulances and too many layers of decision-making ...still do not have a dedicated all-weather military helicopter
evacuation fleet. Should we not be asking why? "We have gone backwards in terms of our evacuation ti...
Suicide Among Returning US Soldiers on the Rise
...e next morning, he was dead. The 40-year-old Cobra helicopter
pilot, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif., had hanged himself. There are others. Pentagon does not seem to care, it is charged. For those reeling under severe psychological pressures, seeking an appointment at the Veteran Affairs department is itself ...
Defibrillators Should Be Available in Ski Resorts
... she explains. After eight minutes the emergency helicopter
arrived with a defibrillator, and the patient was transferred to the local hospital. This experience highlighted that internationally recognised guidelines and access to a defibrillator is of paramount importance, says Dr Davies. Research has also ...
New System Monitors Tiny 'Earthquakes' in Bones to Prevent Fractures
...ridges, other structures and mechanical parts like helicopter
turbine blades. "I asked, why not use the same approach to study stress fractures?" Akkus said. Such a technology could help prevent serious stress fractures in racehorses and those who perform in situations that cause undue stress to bones, such...
Growth Of Maple Trees Affected By Acid Rain
...l called wollastonite was spread in pellet form by helicopter
in October 1999. The other site served as a control. While the pellets dissolve slowly over five to 10 years, the researchers were surprised to find that by summer 2002, the soil acidity in both the top and lower layers of the test plot neutralized...
Jets Can Now Be Propelled By Coal-based Fuel
...r military JP 8, has been successfully tested in a helicopter
jet engine and can now be used for propelling the jets in future, according to a Penn State fuel scientist. // "Because the fuel is 50 percent derived from coal, it could reduce our use of imported petroleum for this purpose by half," says Dr. Haro...
Farm Boy Airlifted by PSNI helicopter To Safety
...hat he received care from a paramedic while in the helicopter
itself. The local police took a quick decision t...ices all over Northern Ireland that we can use the helicopter
in this sort of emergency. When there is no other option, in extreme circumstances, this equipment i...
Malaysia to Beef in Medical Care to Fight against HFMD
...g doctors service brings medical treatment through helicopter
to people scattered in interior regions. Each team of flying doctor service comprises a doctor, a medical assistant and two nurses who visit between three and five settlements a day. Chan, who is also Chairman of the State Disaster and Aid Managemen...
A Royal Flush And A White Elephant
...esides this the Government has been paying for the helicopter
fuel, increased security for the royal couple and putting up welcome arches, which are stranded procedure for such VIP tours. The irony of the whole situation is that after having built such a costly bathroom, the government does not know what to d...
Controversial Levis jean ad to be withdrawn
... to transport human organs and take the package by helicopter
to a man found cowering in his bedroom. The man dons the pants and seems elated to have them. This ad film has stirred a hornets nest in a country where nearly a hundred thousand people are on the waiting list awaiting a suitable donor for organ do...