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The ambulance : a history

Author: Ryan Corbett Bell
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book reviews 800 years of ambulance development, looking not only at the vehicles themselves, but also telling the stories of the men and women who served on them and who created the medical systems in which they operated"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan Corbett Bell
ISBN: 9780786438112 0786438118 9780786473014 0786473010
OCLC Number: 220330831
Description: vii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Prelude to the ambulance --
Debut of the ambulance --
The modern ambulance appears --
Developments during the Civil War --
"Let us no longer add murder to maiming" : the civilian ambulance in America --
Badge and bandages: police surgeons and patrol ambulances --
The ambulance surgeons --
First aides : early ambulance attendants and emergency hospitals --
From horses to horsepower --
Siren call : the lure of speed --
Specialty squads and disaster cars --
The 1950s : losing the battle --
The 1960s : changing tactics --
An incomplete revolution : 1970 to 2000 --
The ambulance in the 21st century.
Responsibility: Ryan Corbett Bell.
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