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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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American College of Surgeons: Advanced Trauma Life Support, 9th ed.
Keywords: Pelvic x-ray, Computed tomography, CT, Stable, blunt trauma, ATLS, Advanced Trauma Life Support.
American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma 2009 Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) manual 8th edition Chicago, ACS
LAHORE, July 1 -- The fourth Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course organised by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSC) in collaboration with American college of surgeons concluded at the Lahore Centre on Wednesday.
Presurgical trauma care articles evaluated the role of the emergency medicine physician, advanced trauma life support (ATLS) interventions, triage criteria, and the components of a military trauma system.
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.
The Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) guidelines are based on data summarizing the greatest mortality risks at different time periods after injury.
1) Similarly, no reference to laryngectomized patients could be found in the Advanced Trauma Life Support Manual produced by the American College of Surgeons.
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