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life support

n.
A life-support system: a patient on life support.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.life support - equipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditionslife support - equipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditions; "the astronauts relied on their life-support systems"
equipment - an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
2.life support - medical equipment that assists or replaces important bodily functions and so enables a patient to live who otherwise might not survive; "the patient is on life support"
equipment - an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
Translations

life support

n (Med) → lebenserhaltende Apparate pl; she’s on life supportsie wird künstlich am Leben erhalten
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The patients were managed according to the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) protocol.
Methods: The prospective study was conducted at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman, from January to December 2012, and comprised stable blunt trauma patients treated according to advanced trauma life support guidelines.
Highlighting the need to prevent the injuries, Prof Subash Gautam, chairman of the Advanced Trauma Life Support MENA chapter, said, "Trauma is one of the most preventable causes of deaths.
Such courses include: Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Specialty Skills in Emergency Surgery and Trauma, Pre-Hospital and Emergency Department Resuscitative Thoracotomy, Emergency Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery for the General Surgeon, and Definite Surgical Trauma Skills for the General Surgeon.
American College of Surgeons Commitee on Trauma: Advanced Trauma Life Support.
ClickPress, Wed Aug 03 2011] Between 15th and 17th September 2011, the Advanced Trauma Life Support for Doctors (ATLS) Provider Course is due to cover the core procedures used for helping people with trauma cases.
7) Chest radiography is the standard in the advanced trauma life support (ATLS) protocol for a trauma workup.
Trauma surgeons and Emergency physicians from hospitals across Lebanon will be offered the Advanced Trauma Life Support course (ATLS).
operating room) beds, an acute-care ward, and an advanced trauma life support section; patients come in with trauma injuries, and basically our function is to perform surgery to preserve life, limb and eyesight, stabilize the patient and then evacuate them to a higher level of care.
And they heard how Mr Phair, who qualified as a doctor at Queen's University of Belfast in 1980, had not completed refresher training courses in advanced life support, advanced paediatric life support or advanced trauma life support.
The Advanced Trauma Life Support guidelines suggest an initial two litres of crystalloid infusion, followed by blood transfusion and blood products if there is ongoing haemodynamic instability (2).
Among these areas are First Aid, Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), the Pediatric Advanced Life Support for children (PALS), Focused Abdominal Sonogram for Trauma (FAST), Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO), Major Incident Medical Management and Support (MIMMS), Advanced Disaster Administration and Management Support (ADAM) and others.

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