resus area


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resus area

An area in an A&E (casualty) department in the UK for patients who are admitted, often via ambulance, for resuscitation. A typical district general hospital has several fully equipped bays and overhead gantrys for portable emergency X-rays.
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The staff member was on a trolley in an resus area now used as extra trolley base.
The image of her standing in the middle of the resus area and co-ordinating the sheer number of activities will remain with me forever.
Initial phases are currently under way and this is the final phase covering the Majors and Resus areas of the Emergency Department.