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India’s intensive care unit on rails

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3178 (Published 11 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h3178
  1. Sally Howard
  1. 1London

India’s Central Railway, which operates in the state of Maharashtra, has this month launched the world’s first intensive care unit on rails to speed up access to emergency care for victims of rail crashes.

The idea to use rail carriages as an ambulance is the …

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