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  • n. Plural form of ventilator.


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  • I am very afraid that patients seeing this film will be misled on their real options, and will wind up fearing Frankenstein ventilators run amok.

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  • The trip back through the ventilators was a little easier: the airflow was at his back, and he was able to make better speed through the slick-floored tunnels.

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  • At Hospice, patients on a feeding tube, such as Terri Schiavo, who died in 2005, is much more common, than patients on ventilators, which is mostly done at a hospital, Nehrkorn said. Stories

  • The patients who leaned the most heavily on their faith were nearly three times more likely to choose and receive more aggressive care near death, such as ventilators or cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

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  • And that interference can actually interfere with some of the life-saving equipment, such as ventilators, for example.

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  • Even though there's no known drug treatment, early supportive care, such as ventilators and oxygen, probably make the difference. posted by sydney on

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  • "The field hospital has increased capacity further for short periods of high casualty levels by using contingent equipment, such as ventilators, and calling off-duty medical staff to assist." politics.'s Opinion Formers set out to present their manifesto "wish lists" to the next generation of MPs and ministers ahead of the General Election in 2010.

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  • This facility has the largest pediatric population on ventilators, meaning life support.

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  • Experienced home health aides, with training, also may assist with medical equipment such as ventilators, which help patients breathe. - Business News

  • Instead, they have cigarette lighter-style sockets, which means hospital equipment such as ventilators, blood pressure monitoring and intravenous drug equipment cannot be plugged into the vehicle's power supply.

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