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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Cowan, based in New South Wales, Australia, is in the design, manufacture, installation and in-service support of transportable recompression chamber systems and other life support equipment for the Australian navy and wider international defence market.
Her parents expressed the wish for the life support equipment to be switched off.
So Aman Health Care Services is happy to provide two more ambulances fully equipped with basic as well as advanced life support equipments this time, said Dr.
They also provide a wide range of first aid supplies and emergency life support equipment.
The study revealed a number of short falls including the lack of policy guidelines for ambulance services, a critical shortage of ambulances and life support equipment, an inadequate number of trained nurses in trauma and emergency care and ambulance drivers without skills in the treatment of medical emergencies.
Everything from aircraft parts and life support equipment to fire engines and fuel trucks was packed into 59 cargo trucks and four C-130s and added up to 710 tons of cargo shipped from Italy and Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to support the mission in Bulgaria.
The second defendant, meanwhile, testified that the ICU head sneaked into the patient's room the night before and unplugged some of the life support equipment and doubled the amount of morphine administered to sedate the victim.
They may perform similar scientific tasks to astronauts, but wouldn't require any of the life support equipment, food or shelter and can last for decades.
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.