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Surgery The immediate closure of a surgical field in a multitrauma patient after the major vascular injuries and other sources of life-threatening bleeding have been repaired; the patient is returned to the OR for definitive surgical repair after the physiologic derangements of hypothermia, acidosis, and coagulopathy have been corrected in the SICU
Vox populi Any activity that ameliorates the effects of prior poor performance

damage control

Vox populi Any activity that ameliorates the effects of prior poor performance, a blot on one's record, or foot-in-mouth syndrome
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Qaim (2014), Bt cotton, damage control and optimal levels of pesticide use in Pakistan.
“The main objectives of damage control resuscitation are to be able to control the airway and breathing, intravenous fluids, blood and blood products infusion, in addition to performing initial emergency surgery to gain control over the source of bleeding and or contamination,” continues Dr Zaghloul.
In Summary, keeping a low index of suspicion for and to recognize shock, using critical criteria to identify the critical 10%, to resuscitate immediately to devote attention to haemostatic resuscitation, to provide volume that also restores the haemostatic cascade, to minimize crystalloid and stop the bleeding should be the cornerstones of damage control resuscitation.
They cover all parts and systems such as damage control procedure, ventilation, first aid, radio and sonar, torpedo launch and watches.
Damage control: "At the time, Libya was not in the news," said a statement on Carey's Web site on Thursday.
Damage control surgery is the method of treating severely wounded patients in the combat zone.
Firefighters from Birkenhead went equipped with a damage control unit used for pumping and cleaning.
Damage Control: Why Everything You Know About Crisis Management Is Wrong.
Hone cuts across species lines and concentrates on key issues in vertebrate wildlife damage control and effective ways to reduce damage to plants, animals and humans.
The show went into damage control last night, with Cowell - known for his acerbic comments in talent shows in both the UK and US - and a series producer denying that he had heard what Richardson said.
That's why I'd like to help with damage control. I doubt you'd be open to ideas from the likes of me, but at this point what have you got to lose?

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