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control

 [kon-trōl´]
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.

hemorrhage control

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as reduction or elimination of rapid and excessive blood loss. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Recombinant activated factor VII for adjunctive hemorrhage control in trauma.
Finally, increased thrombin generation has been suggested as an approach to improve hemorrhage control.
At the Role 3, we will see the use of endovascular balloon hemorrhage control devices and portable extracorporeal life support for lung, renal, and potentially cardiac support.
Comparison of hemorrhage control agents applied to lethal extremity arterial hemorrhages in swine.
XSTAT is a novel device that can be rapidly deployed, providing fast-acting hemorrhage control to stabilize a wounded patient for transport, said Christy Foreman, director of the Office of Device Evaluation at the FDA s Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
1-3) Hemorrhage control and resuscitation are the top priorities in trauma care.
based employees to assist in the launch of the company's first product, the ITClamp(TM) Hemorrhage Control System.
By the end of the calendar year, ITC will have approximately 10 US-based employees to assist in the launch of the company s first product, the ITClampTM Hemorrhage Control System.
Improving survival at all echelons of care in these patients requires hemorrhage control and resuscitation to restore normal blood clotting capabilities and metabolic processes, while providing volume.
an industry leader in hemorrhage control technologies and developer of lyophilized (freeze-dried) human plasma for the U.
4,5) Tissue trauma and hypovolemic shock caused by significant blood loss are additional risk factors that can lead to acute coagulopathy, making hemorrhage control and resuscitation therapy more difficult even after patients arrive at the hospitals.
The HemCon PRO line offers the hemorrhage control features and antibacterial properties that set HemCon apart from its competition.