stabilized patient

stabilized patient

A patient whose airway is secured, hemorrhage is controlled, shock treated, and fractures are immobilized. See also patient.
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Care begins with an ill patient who moves through a process where the end product is a healthy, or a stabilized patient.
With plenty of fuel and a now stabilized patient, the crew launched into the weather and headed for the surgical unit.
Loss of glycemic control may occur when a stabilized patient is exposed to stress.
Common sense tells me that a calm and stabilized patient who is not groaning, thrashing around, vomiting or burdened with a racing heart is going to allow me to perform clinical procedures to a much higher standard, with less risk of serious complications.
The rating affirmation reflects HMC's sustained profitability improvement, increased liquidity position, relatively low debt burden, and stabilized patient volumes.
Also, many stabilized patients could just as easily receive the same maintenance medication(s) from their primary care physician.
The JAMA study blames a rising population, a falling number of emergency departments, and understaffing that prevents stabilized patients from being admitted to other parts of the hospital.
Wounded warriors can then be safely evacuated from front lines to medical transition units, and stabilized patients can be sent from there to hospitals around the globe.
For us in the Air Force, it's our EMEDS (Expeditionary Medical System)--our modular medical capabilities, and our aeroevac--our ability to move stabilized patients.
They saw medically stabilized patients being warehoused, 19th-century style, instead of being released to modern community-based hospitals.
CASEVAC missions involved picking up recently wounded casualties for transport to a hospital; MEDEVAC flights involved transporting stabilized patients between hospitals.
Newhall Memorial, for example, has no cardiac program so stabilized patients were sent, under contract, to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills.

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