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equipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditions

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medical equipment that assists or replaces important bodily functions and so enables a patient to live who otherwise might not survive

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5) A randomised controlled trial comparing students who performed the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course (a well-known trauma training course conducted with simulated scenarios) compared with routine undergraduate training, and who underwent pre- and post-course testing, found that the ATLS group showed only a statistical improvement in the post-test score.
Screening and brief intervention protocols are also incorporated into the latest edition of the Advanced Trauma Life Support manual, said Dr.
Kaufmann acknowledged that the UAE has made huge strides in this field and was on hand to award the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) achievement award to the UAE's ATLS programme and its leaders.
He is one of the coauthors of the last three revisions of the course and textbook Advanced Trauma Life Support for Physicians.
7) The ACS has a course for health professionals on advanced trauma life support and a verification and consultation program for hospitals seeking certification as trauma centers, because many states rely on ACS certification as the standard.
Advanced Trauma Life Support Course (ATLS) and the Definitive Surgical Trauma Course (DSTC)
The chances of survival are greatest if surgery or advanced trauma life support can be provided within that hour.
1) Similarly, no reference to laryngectomized patients could be found in the Advanced Trauma Life Support Manual produced by the American College of Surgeons.
Resuscitation according to Advanced Trauma Life Support protocols was initiated and the patient was immediately intubated for airway protection.
Further he was certified in advanced trauma life support (ATLS), formerly served as the chief of medical staff at Denton Regional Medical Center, and formerly served as the chief of pediatrics at Flow Memorial hospital in Denton, and taught pediatrics to family practice residents.
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