bystander


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a nonparticipant spectator

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No more bystanders = no more bullies; activating action in educational professionals.
If so, the plan is to expand the number of participating sites and seek passage of a state Good Samaritan law providing bystanders with immunity from prosecution, she said.
Many jurisdictions have adopted a variant of the so-called California or Dillon test, which focuses on bystander fore-seeability and satisfying three "proximities": 1) physical proximity, that is, the bystander is located at the scene; 2) temporal proximity, that is, personally observes the accident; and 3) relational proximity, denoting the bystander's close relationship to the primary victim.
DEADLY: The thug's pistol HOLD IT: Bystander grabs thief
The bystander approach suggests that individuals in a community can intervene when faced with situations involving interpersonal violence (Banyard, Moynihan, & Plante, 2004; McMahon, Postmus, & Koenick, 2011).
McMahon challenged the community to take a stand against domestic violence by becoming "active" bystanders.
Summary: Three Palestinian policemen, two Hamas fighters and a bystander died in a clash in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Sunday, Palestinian security officials said.
Mom and the unhappy baby become at least 30 times more likely to suffer aggression from a bystander during a crying bout than in quiet times, Semple and colleagues report online March 10 in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Most courts that classify such bystander claims as "bodily injury" find that a separate limit should apply to the claims.
Hand-only (compression-only) cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A call to Action for bystander response to adults who experience out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest.
Without immediate, effective CPR from a bystander, a person's chance of surviving sudden cardiac arrest decreases 7 percent to 10 percent per minute.
The baby girl is now in intensive care after being pulled from the canal in Barrow-on-Trent, Derbyshire, by a mystery bystander shortly after 3.
He was another man who was never a bystander, yet it is never clear whether he was entirely victim or perpetrator.
Recent data reinforce previous findings that chest compressions to keep blood flowing to vital organs should be the sole focus of bystander efforts to resuscitate victims of sudden cardiac arrest.
The innocent bystander problem is one of the key issues in the controversy over the patenting of higher life forms.