TITLE

Nova Scotia hospital buys bulletproof vests

PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/23/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE164
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of Izaak Walton Killam (IWK) Health Centre to purchase bulletproof vest for its security personnel in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The purchase of the vest is said to be undertaken following a shooting incident in the hospital's parking lot. In response, the children's hospital has decided to buy 35 vests, which are slash-proof, costing 29,000 dollars.
ACCESSION #
48490210

 

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