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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The captain followed emergency procedures to dump fuel to reduce the landing weight, and made a safe landing at 9:09 a.m., the statement said.
A spokeswoman for the safari park said: "At 8.20am 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.
"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 matched multivariate models: the chronic disease score, ASA score, type of anesthesia, emergency procedure vs.
But the General has long allowed vasectomies and hysterectomies, and no emergency procedure is delayed by the ethics board.
In addition to implementing standard emergency procedure training for entrants, attendants and supervisors, plant management is required to have fully trained rescue teams ready to respond to any situation.
CPR is not the only cardiac emergency procedure receiving scrutiny in recent weeks.
In order to speed up payments in a time of natural disasters, such as the 6 August flooding, the Ministry of Finance proposed passing amendments to the budget law in an emergency procedure to allow the Ministry to reallocate funding of up to 5 percent of the budget.
I told them of the bird strike and requested a straight-in approach, as outlined in the emergency procedure for "In-flight Damaged Aircraft." Tower quickly responded and approved my straight-in.
The President of the EU Court of Justice, Vassilios Skouris, proposed to the member states on 10 July to adopt an amendment to the Court's rules of procedure, putting in place an emergency procedure for the review of preliminary questions in the area of freedom, security and justice.

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