emergency procedure

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Noun1.emergency procedure - (medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)
cardiac massage, heart massage - an emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest
artificial respiration - an emergency procedure whereby breathing is maintained artificially
cardiac resuscitation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR, kiss of life, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation - an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration; the first treatment for a person who has collapsed and has no pulse and has stopped breathing; attempts to restore circulation of the blood and prevent death or brain damage due to lack of oxygen
Heimlich maneuver, Heimlich manoeuvere - an emergency procedure to help someone who is choking because food is lodged in the trachea
procedure, process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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20am on Sunday morning the animal emergency procedure was activated after an adult male baboon was chased out of the enclosure by more than 20 other males.
Recalling my emergency procedures, I quickly considered the possibility that one or more of the pelicans may have been sucked into my intake.
They agreed to get a second cardiologist's opinion on each emergency procedure.
An airport spokeswoman said: "Standard emergency procedures were put in place but there were no problems with the aircraft.
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COVENTRY Airport's emergency procedure was activated yesterday after a plane overshot the runway.
Fazakerley hospital's renal team did the emergency procedure after a catheter became infected.
Our emergency procedure was immediately put into place.
Doctors believe Brigith Villalobos may have less than two weeks to live if she doesn't receive an emergency procedure to correct a blood flow problem to her heart.

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