resus area


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resus area

An area in an A&E (casualty) department in the UK for patients who are admitted, often via ambulance, for resuscitation. A typical district general hospital has several fully equipped bays and overhead gantrys for portable emergency X-rays.
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The image of her standing in the middle of the resus area and co-ordinating the sheer number of activities will remain with me forever.
In tonight's episode we meet Anne Malone, a grandmother and mother of five in the Resus area of St Vincent's Hospital.