life support system


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life support system

Medical equipment used to maintain respiration or the heart action, and possibly nutrition, in a person unable to survive without such support.
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The life support system has been delivered to the Kennedy Space Flight Center and will be transported to the space station on the Space Shuttle currently scheduled for launch on November 10, 2008.
The Daily News, and every other employer in this city, houses their employees in buildings with safety and life support systems, as required by law.
Honeywell has a long legacy of providing mission-critical environmental control and life support systems (ECLSS), including being the provider of critical parts of the system currently used on the International Space Station.
In order to ensure a modicum of pre-hospital care to patients ambulance services manned by qualified personnel and equipped with basic life support systems should be established.
Recalling the case of Aruna Shanbaug, he added, "This issue of passive euthanasia was considered by the Supreme Court in Aruna Shanbaug's case a few years ago and a two judge bench of the Supreme Court had held that passive Euthanasia is perfectly legal, which means that like Aruna Shanbaug who was in a permanent vegetative state, her next of kin or her guardians had the right to direct the hospital and the doctors to withdraw her life support systems.
And strict criteria already regulate life support systems.
When the pilot climbs aboard, Sokolik leans over the cockpit and helps him connect the suit to the aircraft life support systems.
We are tampering with the life support systems of the Earth in ways that we barely understand.
Go touch a space ship on display or take a tour of the latest scientific developments and see how engineers at Johnson develop everything from life support systems to robotics to space walking gear for U.
The Swedish sterilisation and disinfection equipment developer Getinge AB announced on Monday (12 January) plans for the restructuring of Siemens Life Support Systems, which was acquired in autumn 2003.
In the feature, Fortson describes the profession, his background, and the unique role of an agricultural and biological engineer in designing life support systems for the space program.
76 billion), which will be directed to restore the life support systems and infrastructure of Donbas.