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1. the governing or limitation of certain objects, events, or physical responses.
2. a standard against which experimental observations may be evaluated, as a procedure identical to the experimental procedure except for the absence of the one factor being studied.
3. conscious restraint and regulation of impulses and suppression of instincts and affects.
4. a patient or group differing from the case or treated group under study by lacking the disease or by having a different or absent treatment or regimen. The controls and subjects usually otherwise have certain similarities to allow or enhance comparison between them.
automatic brightness control an automated exposure device used in radiology; it senses light and adjusts itself to produce a predetermined fluoroscopic density.
automatic exposure control a timer by which the exposure of x-ray film is determined by the radiographer but the length of exposure is determined by the equipment.
aversive control in behavior therapy, the use of unpleasant stimuli to change undesirable behavior.
birth control see birth control.
hemorrhage control in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reduction or elimination of rapid and excessive blood loss.
infection control see infection control.
infection control: intraoperative in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preventing nosocomial infection in the operating room.
motor control the generation and coordination of movement patterns to produce function; it may either control movements of the body in space or stabilize the body in space. See also postural control.
postural control motor control that stabilizes the body in space by integrating sensory input about body position (somatosensory, visual, and vestibular input) with motor output to coordinate the action of muscles and keep the body's center of mass within its base of support. An important aspect of postural control is the righting reactions. Called also balance.
stimulus control any influence exerted by the environment on behavior.
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Electrocauterization was also used to remove Epulis fissuratum with advantages of hemorrhage control and post-operative healing.
(C) Fluoroscopic spot image demonstrating successful deployment of a 8x50mm Gore Viabahn self-expanding covered stent (arrow) across the left IIA orifice to further exclude the fistula and achieve hemorrhage control. (D) Digital subtraction angiography of the iliac arteries demonstrating complete exclusion of the UAF with both coil embolization and covered stenting.
New tourniquet device concepts for battlefield hemorrhage control. US Army Med Dep J.
Hemorrhage control, surgical debridement, and pelvic volume reduction plus stabilization are the priorities of the index operation.
The group stated there is a need for tiered educational programs which teach not only police officers and first responder EMS, but also the lay bystander hemorrhage control and care for wounded victims.
Ultra-Low Cost Uterine Balloon Tamponade Package for Postpartum Hemorrhage Control Among Health Providers in Kenya.
Hemorrhage control is always the first priority as a person can exsanguinate within 90 seconds to three minutes from a severed femoral artery and vein, whereas a patient can survive several minutes with an obstructed airway.
The company, which specialises in the development of point of injury solutions for trauma, first responder and military medicine applications, said it is using the fresh capital in its preparation to commercialise its first product, the ITClampTM Hemorrhage Control System.
Training includes hemorrhage control; airway management; treatment of a variety of different types of penetrating trauma; IV hypotensive fluid resuscitation; chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive principles; and triage and evacuation using both air and ground support.
Hemorrhage control, cleansing, and suturing, as indicated, are important management tips for such soft tissue wounds.
The medical literature contains abundant case reports of VIIa administration leading to hemostasis in patients undergoing hepatic, cardiovascular, obstetric, or gynecologic surgery when standard hemorrhage control measures and aggressive blood transfusion have failed (Grounds, 2003; Hardy, 2002; Khan et al., 2005; Ranucci, Isgro, Soro, Conti, & De Toffol, 2008; Van Veen et al., 2008; Warren et al., 2007).