Organizations that provide pre-hospital emergency medical care and rapid transportation to health care facilities.
Key words: Advanced Life Support; Ambulance; Ambulance Transport; Basic Life Support,; Emergency Medical Air Transport; Emergency Medical Care; Emergency Medical Services; Emergency Medical Technicians; Emergency Medical Transport; Emergency Medical Vehicle; EMS; EMT; First Aid Squads; First Responders; Life Squad; Lifelines; Mercy Flights; Rescue Squads; Trauma Care; Trauma Systems;
Scope notes: Excludes: Animal rescue; use Animal Protection & Welfare (D20).
Term name and scope revised 5/2005
See also: Search & Rescue Squads (M23)