basic life support


Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Basic life support — (BLS) is a specific level of prehospital medical care provided by trained responders, including emergency medical technicians, in the absence of advanced medical care. Basic Life Support consists of a number of life saving techniques focused on… …   Wikipedia

  • Basic Life Support — Unter einer Herz Lungen Wiederbelebung (HLW) oder Kardiopulmonalen Reanimation (CPR), vereinfacht auch oft Wiederbelebung oder Reanimation genannt, versteht man das Durchführen von Maßnahmen, die einen Atem und Kreislaufstillstand beenden sollen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Basic life support — Formation aux prompts secours Une formation aux prompts secours est une formation destinée à permettre à une personne d intervenir en équipe et avec du matériel sur un malaise ou un accident, en effectuant des actes de prompt secours, c est à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • basic life support — series of basic emergency medical procedures which includes CPR and the removal of foreign objects from windpipe, BLS (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • basic life support — the provision of treatment designed to maintain adequate circulation and ventilation to a patient in cardiac arrest, without the use of drugs or specialist equipment …   Medical dictionary

  • basic life support — the provision of treatment designed to maintain adequate circulation and ventilation to a patient in cardiac arrest, without the use of drugs or specialist equipment …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Life support (disambiguation) — Life support is a set of therapies for preserving a patient s life when essential body systems are not functioning sufficiently to sustain life.Life support may also refer to:* Advanced cardiac life support, urgent treatment for life threatening… …   Wikipedia

  • Life support — Life support, in the medical field, refers to a set of therapies for preserving a patient s life when essential body systems are not functioning sufficiently to sustain life unaided. Life support therapies utilize some combination of several… …   Wikipedia

  • life support — n equipment, material, and treatment needed to keep a seriously ill or injured patient alive <research shows that if basic life support is used on serious trauma victims within four minutes and advanced life support within eight, nearly 50% of …   Medical dictionary

  • life-support system — ▪ environmental       any mechanical device that enables a person to live and usually work in an environment such as outer space or underwater in which he could not otherwise function or survive for any appreciable amount of time. Life support… …   Universalium

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