Wednesday, March 31, 2010


Two-Day Struggle for UK Rescuers to Move Morbidly Obese Man,” from EMS tells of a man who was so fat that it took fire department three days just to get him out of his house and into an ambulance. This is a problem because some much recourse was wasted on one man that if there was a mass casualty incident (MCI0 in the same district lives may have been lost. In Colorado Rural Metro Ambulances has a baritric ambulance that is capable of handling extremely obese patients and the fire department has saws capable of cutting down walls to make the process of extracting patients much faster. The UK divisions should definitely consider this technology

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