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Still in his parka and snow pants, Beckett is wrapped in a soft blanket and placed on a gurney.
Other times, patients had to wait while orderlies roamed the halls looking for the gurneys or wheelchairs needed to get things rolling.
Television news reports showed multiple rescuers attempting to reach people and at least one patient on a gurney.
Deschamps-Braly stood next to Abby on the gurney, and stroked her arm.
And that’s when the nurse, Jess Hamm, 30, saw Delilah on a gurney with broken bones, a skull fracture and severe malnourishment.
There are rollers on the gurney and sometimes on the floor of the cremation unit so the casket can slide with ease.
The witness, Gary Mills, said responders put the man on a gurney.
In this May 27, 2008 file photo, the gurney in Huntsville, Texas, where Texas' condemned are strapped down to receive a lethal dose of drugs is shown.
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Origin and Etymology of gurney
First Known Use: 1939See Words from the same year
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Definition of gurney for English Language Learners
: a bed on a frame with wheels that is used for moving people who are sick or injured
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