definitive care

de·fin·i·tive care

(dĕ-fini-tiv kār)
Completed therapy; end point at which all treatment required at the time has occurred.

definitive care,

n the completion of recommended treatment.
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XSTAT 30 is cleared for use in patients at high risk for immediate, life-threatening, and severe hemorrhagic shock and non-compressible junctional wounds, when definitive care at an emergency care facility cannot be achieved within minutes.
1,2] Nowhere is this more acutely felt than in the field of emergency medicine, where notions such as definitive care and the 'golden hour' seem to form an integral part of the therapeutic discourse.
Aspen's mission is to provide healthcare for our clients from point of injury or illness through to definitive care, regionally or internationally, and that means aero-medical evacuation," said Dr.
Casualty care does not stop after evacuation to the continental United States, but continues with definitive care and rehabilitation of the wounded, the operation of Warrior Transition Units, and the support provided to families.
The conference works to improve patient care and outcomes by bringing together emergency medical service providers from first patient contact by fire department or ambulance providers through patient transport and definitive care from hospital emergency care and trauma treatment centers.
Getting the most seriously injured trauma patients to definitive care within the "Golden Hour" has long been assumed to decrease mortality and morbidity, although some recent studies have challenged this assertion.
Also, around 2,000 (onethird) of the trauma and injured patients are admitted for definitive care, while between 15 and 20 percent of the patients require surgeries.
Your help will only be temporary and more definitive care needs to be given to the victim.
Experts warn that efforts must be made to establish training programmes and produce skilled family physicians who can provide definitive care and preventive services to each member of the patient family -- regardless of sex, age or type of problem, be it biological, behavioural or social.
The American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma defines rural as "an area where geography, population density, weather, distance or availability of professional or institutional resources combine to isolate the trauma victim in an environment where access to definitive care is limited" (Rogers et al.
The aim of this study was to identify common pathways to definitive care taken by families of children presenting at an emergency department of a tertiary paediatric hospital for management of acute facial cellulitis.
We were mostly focused on search and rescue, trying to find people who were trapped, getting them out, providing whatever care we could for them and getting them sent somewhere that could give them more definitive care.