On a cold late-January evening, the emergency call lit up a phone line at the St. Louis Fire Department's dispatch center. A woman in her forties required immediate transport to a hospital. The patient was unresponsive. She lived in a second-floor apartment in south city. And she weighed... More >>>
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A specially-equipped bariatric ambulance, complete with reinforced shock absorbers, is necessary to handle grossly overweight patients.