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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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Trauma outcome improves following the Advanced Trauma Life Support Program in a developing country.
Highlighting the need to prevent the injuries, Prof Subash Gautam, chairman of the Advanced Trauma Life Support MENA chapter, said, "Trauma is one of the most preventable causes of deaths.
MULTAN -- College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan in collaboration with American College of Surgeons organized second ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) course at CPSP regional centre Multan from 30th November to 02nd December 2012.
Another significant step was the introduction of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) in 1989, which became a 'uniform language' for trauma teams all over the world (ACS 2009).
[ClickPress, Wed Aug 03 2011] Between 15th and 17th September 2011, the Advanced Trauma Life Support for Doctors (ATLS) Provider Course is due to cover the core procedures used for helping people with trauma cases.
(7) Chest radiography is the standard in the advanced trauma life support (ATLS) protocol for a trauma workup.
Trauma surgeons and Emergency physicians from hospitals across Lebanon will be offered the Advanced Trauma Life Support course (ATLS).
(operating room) beds, an acute-care ward, and an advanced trauma life support section; patients come in with trauma injuries, and basically our function is to perform surgery to preserve life, limb and eyesight, stabilize the patient and then evacuate them to a higher level of care."
And they heard how Mr Phair, who qualified as a doctor at Queen's University of Belfast in 1980, had not completed refresher training courses in advanced life support, advanced paediatric life support or advanced trauma life support.
The Advanced Trauma Life Support guidelines suggest an initial two litres of crystalloid infusion, followed by blood transfusion and blood products if there is ongoing haemodynamic instability (2).
Among these areas are First Aid, Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), the Pediatric Advanced Life Support for children (PALS), Focused Abdominal Sonogram for Trauma (FAST), Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO), Major Incident Medical Management and Support (MIMMS), Advanced Disaster Administration and Management Support (ADAM) and others.
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.
Air Force physician to Antarctica, I needed to be certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Basic Life Support.
(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.
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