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Surgery The immediate closure of a surgical field in a multitrauma patient after the major vascular injuries and other sources of life-threatening bleeding have been repaired; the patient is returned to the OR for definitive surgical repair after the physiologic derangements of hypothermia, acidosis, and coagulopathy have been corrected in the SICU
Vox populi Any activity that ameliorates the effects of prior poor performance

damage control

Vox populi Any activity that ameliorates the effects of prior poor performance, a blot on one's record, or foot-in-mouth syndrome
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Interestingly, the authors did not identify any objective parameters during the intraoperative phase of damage control.
Another damage control technique was the use of scapegoats.
Damage Control, a term heretofore relatively unknown and unused, has come to have a very personal meaning for anyone affiliated with the real estate business, even peripherally.
The webinar is led by an expert in helping communications executives with damage control, Laura Carabello, Principal Owner & CCO of CPR Strategic Marketing Communications, and focuses on:
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Damage Control Team: Of units surveyed, 33% failed to have the DCA train each damage control team in HM spill response?
The NTSA Team Award for Outstanding Achievement in Modeling and Simulation for Training recognizes Raytheon BBN's interdisciplinary leadership of the development and deployment of the VESSEL Damage Control Trainer and the development and release of the open-source Visual Tool for Authoring Learning (VITAL).
The surveyor provides guidance, technical information, and references for correcting damage control discrepancies identified during the survey.
ATG's limited training team, at the invitation of the carrier, helped ensure damage control training is still operating at the ship's high standards.
The one-word response and his mention of vouchers later in the evening forced Quintero's campaign for the 43rd Assembly District into damage control.
As more tales of corrupt lobbying activity seep out of the nation's capital, the GOP is in the midst of damage control.
Most experienced combat surgeons who have been involved in multiple damage control laparotomies and extremity amputations will tell you that wounded arrive to a surgical facility in one of three prognostic states.

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