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The Air Medical Services Evaluation Essay

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Mason Fitzsimmons 
Mrs. Lerch 
December 10, 2013 
The Air Medical Services Evaluation 
Air Medical Services (AMS), the lifesaving services provided by aerial vehicles, has  become more and more popular in the care and transport of injured people in need of immediate  life saving assistance.  Ground transport services are still more common because the cost of  operations in air transport far exceeds that of ones on the ground.  The cost experienced in  emergency situations can be extensive though that is often lost in the intensity of the situation.  Although air transport proves to be the most expensive prehospital modality, the increased use  has created a market for which no other form of transport has compared.  In the evaluation of Air  Medical Services, both their value and necessity to society are supported by the facts available.  Their superior staffing, equipment, response time and ...

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