from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. electrical muscle stimulation
- abbr. Emergency Medical Service
- abbr. European Monetary System
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- electronics manufacturing service: a type of OEM (original equipment manufacturer) service.
- emergency medical service: an organization, often part of a local government whose purpose is to provide emergency medical care to the public.
- express mail service: a type of international express mail services.
- Expanded Memory Specification
- environmental management system
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In fact, until the 1990s, the term EMS provider didn't exist.
EMS is a tricky issue with other complications unrelated to laws governing other public services.
But to equate their services with those essential services such as Police, Fire, and EMS is like comparing apples to oranges.
EMS is the "scientific" arm of the public relations firm Fenton Communications.
D.C. Fire and EMS is investigating the actions of an ambulance crew that reportedly failed to respond to one of the deadliest outbreaks of violence in the District in years, Fox 5 reports.
D.C. Fire and EMS is reporting that there is a rescue underway at Union Station.
D.C. Fire and EMS is investigating smoke coming from four Pepco manholes in the 1300 block of H Street NE.
Well, EMS is in the throes of their winter clearance, and what with one thing and another, while the ashacat was trying on climbing shoes, I walked out with the pair of North Face trail runners that were marked down almost into my price range, and two pairs of Smartwool running socks.
"Many in EMS regard the chief's proposal as adversarial and hostile," he says.
EMS is still a separate service with a separate command structure, separate training regimens, separate pay and benefit programs, and more transient employees.