life support


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Synonyms for life support

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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Specialists at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool had asked a High Court judge to allow them to stop providing life support treatment to 21-month-old Alfie Evans.
According to Principal QAMC Prof Dr Javed Iqbal, doctors and nurses were given training for Basic Life Support in the workshop and were given useful information related to treatment of patients.
According to Divisional Emergency Officer Bahawalpur, Dr Asif Raheem Channar the purpose of training is to enable the staff of Highway Patrol to handle situations where they have to give life support to accident victims or face fire in a vehicle.
On Thursday, a High Court judge ruled that Charlie would be moved to a hospice and would have his life support withdrawn.
staff took and carried life support, despite all wasn't possible him "The 47-year-old van driver was assessed at the scene.
com/charlie-gards-parents-respond-ruling-taking-10-month-old-life-support-2559957) ultimately ruled that the treatment would not be the best course of action and that Charlie's life support could be removed.
Medical evidence shows that her daughter is in the end stages of life and relatives and doctors agree life support should stop.
Under the law all public and private schools all over the country are required to teach high school students basic life support training or CPR before they graduate.
Rooh ul Muqeem who was the Chief Guest on the occasion welcomed the newly graduates and highlighted the objective of the life support program.
conclusion that withdrawal of life support constitutes treatment
ResMed (NYSE: RMD) has reported its plan to bring cloud connectivity and its remote patient monitoring software, AirView, to its Astral life support ventilators, increasing its global presence in numbers of remotely monitored patients, the company said.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-May 17, 2016-ResMed life support ventilators to join AirView patient monitoring network
LIFE SUPPORT HANGOVER PREVENTION BEVERAGE: Life Support, an Ohio-based company, has recently launched a new hangover prevention product.
In soft-spoken pleas, the family of the late Marlise Munoz, a pregnant Fort Worth woman who in 2013 was kept on life support against her family's wishes, asked state lawmakers on Wednesday to help prevent other families from going through similar trauma.
Her life support machine will reportedly be turned off on the third anniversary of Whitney Houston's death.