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(äls), Ger. Alsen, island, 121 sq mi (313 sq km), Sønderjylland co., S Denmark, in the Lille Bælt, separated from the mainland by the narrow Alensund. Sønderborg (partly situated on the mainland) is the main city; other towns include Augustenborg and Nordborg. Farming (particularly of apples and grain), fishing, dairying, and manufacturing (especially of motor vehicle parts) are the main occupations. Danfoss, a company that produces heating and refrigerating plants is there. Its beautiful beaches make the island a popular tourist attraction. It was held by Germany from 1864 to 1920.


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Paxton also owns two advanced life support ambulances, which under the contract are licensed and insured by Spencer Rescue Squad.
Mike Davis, Lead Educator, Advanced Life Support Group, Manchester UK
Providing care lease four advanced life support ambulances.
The woman who was driving the car had suffered multiple serious injuries and advanced life support was carried out by medics.
Sadly, despite attempts at advanced life support by ambulance crews and the medic, nothing could be done to save them and both were conrmed dead on scene.
13 Global Advanced Life Support (ALS) Ambulance Services Market Revenue, 2011 - 2019 (USD Million) FIG.
Hospital Southampton, UK) compiled a book of papers that cover the basic and advanced life support syllabus for both adult and paediatric resuscitation, which includes core knowledge needed by all specialist trainees and consultants in acute medical specialties.
NORTH BROOKFIELD - Three years of advanced life support ambulance service to this community and neighboring New Braintree have come to an end.
This review text is for use in preparing for the Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) exam.
New Technology Combines Networked Patient Monitor and Advanced Life Support Capabilities to Enhance Patient Safety and Simplify in-Hospital Transports
The Emergency Management and 061 emergency in the Region of Murcia, whose purpose is the provision of outpatient emergency in the region, for it is necessary to have Advanced Life Support Ambulances equipped with the latest technology and medical personnel, nurses and specialized technical, to achieve the maximum degree of quality in the health care function.
Due to the critical condition of the child, ambulance staff quickly transferred her to Birmingham Children's Hospital whilst they continued advanced life support en route.

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