Research Article

Ambulance ride: fixed or floating stretcher?

Br Med J 1976; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.6032.405 (Published 14 August 1976) Cite this as: Br Med J 1976;2:405
  1. R Snook,
  2. R Pacifico

    Abstract

    The alternatives of a purpose-bult ambulance and a specially designed stretcher suspension system were considered and the features of the latter assessed by subjective and objective tests. The results showed a significant improvement in the quality of the ride offered to the patient.