lifesaving measure

lifesaving measure

any medical intervention that is implemented when a patient's life is threatened.
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I prayed that whatever lifesaving measure performed that day would bring another day with loved ones where, perhaps, it would not have been if CPR was not started within minutes.
Overall survival is 77%, which is tragic if you look at it from where you sit, but it is a lifesaving measure for many patients and within the survival range of diagnoses that we use transplant for, like leukemia and other genetic disorders," he said.
But when they choose to stand in the way of introducing this lifesaving measure and fight to keep cheap vodka and high-strength cider so readily available, they must consider the damage that does to the reputation of their industry.
This legislation just passed the first hurdle and passed out of committee, so let your voice be heard and call your legislators today to let them know you support this lifesaving measure by mandating sending adjudicated mentally ill documentation to the national background check registry.
The legal ban on HIV infected organ donation bars scientific exploration of HIV infected organ donation as a potentially lifesaving measure for people living with HIV infection.
He introduced modern amputation procedures (1529) as a lifesaving measure to the medical community and made prostheses (1536) for upper-and lower-extremity amputees.
1) In 1999 Gillman reviewed case reports for the treatment of serotonin syndrome with chlorpromazine vs Cyproheptadine and concluded these 5-HT2 antagonists may be required as a lifesaving measure.
The questions ask about (1) food and fluids, on the one hand, and life support, on the other hand, when (2) the patient wishes the lifesaving measure or, although the patient's wishes are not known, the patient's family directs those measures.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has long been recognized as a lifesaving measure.
When the body is overcome with the stress of toxic materials from the bee sting, a shot of epinephrine can be a lifesaving measure.
The National Safety Council congratulates the Iowa Senate on passage of Senate File 184, a lifesaving measure that helps reduce the number of teens who are injured and killed in crashes.
I prayed that whatever lifesaving measure performed that day would bring another day with loved ones where perhaps, it would not have been if CPR was not started within minutes.