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resuscitation

 [re-sus″ĭ-ta´shun]
1. restoration to life or consciousness of one apparently dead, or whose respirations had ceased; see also artificial respiration.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as administering emergency measures to sustain life.
cardiopulmonary resuscitation see cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
resuscitation: fetus in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as administering emergency measures to improve placental perfusion or correct fetal acid-base status.
fluid resuscitation
1. the correction of fluid volume imbalances, especially in patients with burn injuries.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as administering prescribed intravenous fluids rapidly.
mouth-to-mouth resuscitation a method of artificial respiration in which the rescuer covers the patient's mouth with his own and exhales vigorously, inflating the patient's lungs.
resuscitation: neonate in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as administering emergency measures to support adaptation of the neonate to extrauterine life.

fluid resuscitation

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as administering prescribed intravenous fluids rapidly. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

fluid resuscitation

Critical care medicine The infusion of isotonic IV fluids to a hypotensive Pt with trauma; aggressive FR may disrupt thrombi, ↑ bleeding, and ↓ survival
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Fluid resuscitation in adults with severe burns at risk of secondary abdominal compartment syndrome--an evidence based systematic review.
In the present study, no significant difference in mortality rate was found between the control group and the 3 fluid resuscitation groups, although fewer birds died in the blood group.
Saline or albumin for fluid resuscitation in patients with traumatic brain injury.
35) showed that excessive fluid resuscitation in non-trauma surgical patients was an independent risk factor for ACS.
Our data indicated that approximately 72% (149/207) of patients in whom IV access was established received no immediate benefit from the procedure, as no medications or fluid resuscitation were indicated at the time.
Addressing the need for improved prehospital fluid resuscitation for treating traumatic hemorrhage was the topic of an ISR-sponsored symposium held in January 2010.
We report on an aggressive fluid resuscitation in a postoperative trauma patient with profound metabolic acidosis (pH 6.
Kerdel cautioned against fixed fluid resuscitation, standard in burn units, in favor of aiming at a steady urine output of 40-60 mL/hr.
With mechanical ventilation and fluid resuscitation with catecholamine, the respiratory and hemodynamic status improved.
Colloids versus crystalloids for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients.
Sepsis is a rapidly deteriorating condition where prior research has shown that prompt, aggressive fluid resuscitation which starts shortly after the patient presents to the emergency department is key to reduce mortality from severe sepsis.