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  •  In Emergency medicine there is a thing called (2+ / 0-)
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    viral, nchristine

    the golden hour, which means a person should be treated within an hour. I don't remember the numbers but I do know that the death rate goes up a lot after an hour without treatment.

    26 miles to a hospital is going to take a big bite out of that golden hour.

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