hemorrhage control


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control

 [kon-trōl´]
1. the governing or limitation of certain objects, events, or physical responses.
2. a standard against which experimental observations may be evaluated, as a procedure identical to the experimental procedure except for the absence of the one factor being studied.
3. conscious restraint and regulation of impulses and suppression of instincts and affects.
4. a patient or group differing from the case or treated group under study by lacking the disease or by having a different or absent treatment or regimen. The controls and subjects usually otherwise have certain similarities to allow or enhance comparison between them.
automatic brightness control an automated exposure device used in radiology; it senses light and adjusts itself to produce a predetermined fluoroscopic density.
automatic exposure control a timer by which the exposure of x-ray film is determined by the radiographer but the length of exposure is determined by the equipment.
aversive control in behavior therapy, the use of unpleasant stimuli to change undesirable behavior.
birth control see birth control.
hemorrhage control in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reduction or elimination of rapid and excessive blood loss.
infection control see infection control.
infection control: intraoperative in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preventing nosocomial infection in the operating room.
motor control the generation and coordination of movement patterns to produce function; it may either control movements of the body in space or stabilize the body in space. See also postural control.
postural control motor control that stabilizes the body in space by integrating sensory input about body position (somatosensory, visual, and vestibular input) with motor output to coordinate the action of muscles and keep the body's center of mass within its base of support. An important aspect of postural control is the righting reactions. Called also balance.
stimulus control any influence exerted by the environment on behavior.

hemorrhage control

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as reduction or elimination of rapid and excessive blood loss. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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The effects of BleedArrest, celox, and TraumaDex on hemorrhage control in a porcine model.
Because hematoma expansion is an independent risk factor for poor outcome and high mortality, timely hemorrhage control is desirable.
Our product line is focused on unique solutions to hemorrhage control that provide quantum-leap changes to first responders in time of application and reduction of blood loss in the field.
XSTAT is a novel device that can be rapidly deployed, providing fast-acting hemorrhage control to stabilize a wounded patient for transport, said Christy Foreman, director of the Office of Device Evaluation at the FDA s Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
Improving survival at all echelons of care in these patients requires hemorrhage control and resuscitation to restore normal blood clotting capabilities and metabolic processes, while providing volume.
The IPOK was designed to provide personnel with a compact and durable individual hemorrhage control kit that treats bleeding from penetrating and other traumatic injuries.
By the end of the calendar year, ITC will have approximately 10 US-based employees to assist in the launch of the company s first product, the ITClampTM Hemorrhage Control System.
4,5) Tissue trauma and hypovolemic shock caused by significant blood loss are additional risk factors that can lead to acute coagulopathy, making hemorrhage control and resuscitation therapy more difficult even after patients arrive at the hospitals.
SAN ANTONIO -- Innovative Trauma Care (ITC), an early-stage medical device firm focused on developing point of injury solutions for trauma, first responder and military medicine applications, has received regulatory approval from Health Canada for commercial sale of its first product, the ITClamp(TM) Hemorrhage Control System in Canada.
6) The Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care recommended military antishock trousers for hemorrhage control about the pelvic body region, (7) but effectiveness is poor, and contraindications are numerous.
based employees to assist in the launch of the company's first product, the ITClamp(TM) Hemorrhage Control System.