What is that thing where they strap you in the ambulance truck?

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A gurney or a stretcher, also called a cot by some departments. It's used to lift and carry patients and also to keep them stable during transportation. It secures into the floor of the ambulance. If there is any suspected neck or back injury the patient is first stabilized on a back board with a neck brace being secured to board.
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Why do some police forces use ambulances but not fire trucks?

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What is ambulation?

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How do you calculate how many straps are needed to secure a load on a truck?

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What is ambulate?

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