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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SDSM proposed three laws to be passed in an emergency procedure saying they were in the best interest of the citizens.
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.
The following variables were included in the multivariate models: the admission chronic disease score, ASA score, sex, age, type of anesthesia, emergency procedure vs.
At a parliamentary sitting at which an emergency procedure was allowed, Finance Minister Kiril Minoski explained it was necessary to pass these amendments so that the compensation procedure was carried out much faster in the future.
Fire chiefs say it was standard emergency procedure to send firefighters from around the region but the plane landed safely.
COVENTRY Airport's emergency procedure was activated yesterday after a plane overshot the runway.
Contract award notice: consecutive benefit to the adoption of continuous changes in gsc 49, and 22 specialized emergency procedure cgc 50.
Fazakerley hospital's renal team did the emergency procedure after a catheter became infected.

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