lifesaving measure

lifesaving measure

any medical intervention that is implemented when a patient's life is threatened.
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Unfortunately, this simple, potentially lifesaving measure has not taken effect in New Jersey because the Assembly Health Committee has yet to introduce it for a vote.
Unfortunately this lifesaving measure has been delayed by the legal challenge led by the Scotch Whisky Association.
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.
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.
Besides, Professor C did consent to bypass surgery, which is a lifesaving measure, so he might want other lifesaving measures as well.
This is a temporary lifesaving measure,'' said George Berg of the group, Save Our Libraries.
The lifesaving measure had been a top legislative priority for the American Heart Association and the organization celebrates this final important step.