TITLE

Blizzard blessings

AUTHOR(S)
Schreuder, Taneda E.
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;07/05/98, Vol. 72 Issue 13, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information pertaining to the experience of medical staffers who were forced to request assistance from persons with four-wheel-drive vehicles and tire chains during a blizzard. Reference to the incident of a woman who went into labor; Challenges which the ambulances faced in getting the woman into the hospital; Circumstances surrounding the delivery of the baby.
ACCESSION #
850296

 

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