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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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This will assist RAN instructors with training new recruits; and it will also assist the team understand navy damage control operations and analyse behaviour.
The age of patients undergoing damage control surgery is a significant mortality prediction variable, owing to the fact that physiological reserves diminish with age.
Damage control resuscitation: the need for specific blood products to treat the coagulopathy of trauma.
Danish cleaning and services group ISS A/S has reportedly acquired the Norwegian damage control company Anticimex Building Environment, which repairs flood and fire damage.
The services primarily involve the integration of digital video surveillance into the Navy's condition assessment and damage control systems.
What I like is that his response to all this isn't just damage control -- instead, he's got plans to build a global market by joining forces with Jasdaq and applying what he learned from his short marriage to Nasdaq.
I was trying to do some damage control because my life was in danger.
Obviously, when this happens, the practitioner should make every effort to ascertain and evaluate all prior activity, and whether some damage control is necessary before proceeding with the representation.
Petrobras President Henri Philippe Reichstul is juggling damage control after his company's third catastrophic oil spill in six months.
While said managers did frontline damage control (at their pleading, the candidate backtracked somewhat), American Jews, Muslims, and even some Catholics blanched when the candidate's words were reported.
Moreover, as Busby writes, the modern history of presidential scandals is driven by a dialectic: "If public skepticism has increased, damage control strategies have necessarily become more refined and sophisticated" (p.
The treatment genes persist only a week or 2, but they seem to spur continuing damage control in the vessel.

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