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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Glenn was immediately transferred to the resuscitation area and that night taken by ambulance to the coronary care unit at Calderdale Royal Hospital in Halifax.
Management expected the nurse receiving people at the front door and trying to assess them, should also then be staffing the resuscitation area.
Mr Brown said: "Concentrating first, on the decision that you took to triage people in cardiac arrest as dead, just to put it in its proper context, my understanding is that you took that decision because the resuscitation area was full.
If they are seriously ill, they will go directly into the resuscitation area where they will be cared for in one of the four treatment bays.
In the resuscitation area, a maximum of one visitor is allowed per patient, said a hospital official.
Ms Dymott said that Aamir was taken to the resuscitation area of the hospital where medical staff took control of his care.
The Trust has reinforced its existing policy, whereby a child who is admitted via the Emergency Department into a resuscitation area will be reviewed by a specialist clinician regarding their diagnosis and treatment plan.
Youngsters will be looked after from arrival by an expert children's team in an area with five specialist assessment rooms, three beds, a specialist paediatric resuscitation area and a laboratory housing a top of the range microscope.
He said: "As a major children's trauma centre and Britain's busiest paediatric emergency department, we need more treatment cubicles, plus a bigger, better resuscitation area so we can treat more patients more quickly and provide a top-class 21st century service.
Apart from this, two labour rooms with infant resuscitation area have been designed to ensure the safe and comfortable delivery of the baby.