life support equipment


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life support equipment

Equipment designed to sustain aircrew members and passengers throughout the flight environment, optimizing their mission effectiveness and affording a means of safe and reliable escape, descent, survival, and recovery in emergency situations.
Translations
équipement de vie
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July 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With the summer storm season underway, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers who depend on private well water, or use electrically operated life support equipment, to register their account with the company to receive updates on potential service interruptions, such as weather-related outages.
Mr Whittaker said: "Although steps have been taken to provide life support equipment in every unit I shall be writing to the trust (South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust) to indicate that every unit should have available a responsible doctor well versed and able to use all forms of basic and advanced resuscitation techniques and equipment.
The system must provide stretchers, basic life support equipment, a mix of seats and litters, and provisions for medical personnel.
However, his opinion might be sought in any decision to remove Arafat from life support equipment.
Also, people dependent on electric-powered life support equipment, such as a respirator, should let National Grid know.
The Prime Minister had raced to Ian Cameron's bedside at a French hospital and was there when the life support equipment was switched off.
While general equipment is pulled out of bases handed over to the Iraqi Army, basic life support equipment, such as showers, tents, and furniture, will remain to support their security mission.
The nurse informed AMR's operator that the patient was suffering from an acute MI and was in need of "a stat ambulance," and further informed the operator that the ambulance had to be an "advanced unit," requiring that it have at least one paramedic and be equipped with advanced life support equipment.
His outstanding work ensures all personnel have safe working facilities and pilots receive 100 percent operational life support equipment for combat ops, including $3.
Hospital officials said Ms Beatson and Mr Shepherd remain in a serious condition, but they have been taken off life support equipment.
He had recently endured stints on life support equipment and had to use a wheelchair.