Intensive care medicine
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Piece of medical technology that provides mechanical ventilation by moving breathable air into and out of the lungs, to deliver breaths to a patient who is physically unable to breathe, or breathing insufficiently.
Ventilators are chiefly used in intensive-care medicine, home care, and emergency medicine (as standalone units) and in anesthesiology (as a component of an anesthesia machine).
Emergency in order to support life after the failure of one or more vital organs.
BLS is the lowest level of emergency care, followed by advanced life support and critical care.
Health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized health science and auxiliary healthcare staff and medical equipment.
A district hospital typically is the major health care facility in its region, with many beds for intensive care and additional beds for patients who need long-term care.
Medical specialty concerned with the total perioperative care of patients before, during and after surgery.
It encompasses anesthesia, intensive care medicine, critical emergency medicine, and pain medicine.
Process of correcting physiological disorders in an acutely ill patient.
It is an important part of intensive care medicine, trauma surgery and emergency medicine.
An intensive care unit (ICU), also known as an intensive therapy unit or intensive treatment unit (ITU) or critical care unit (CCU), is a special department of a hospital or health care facility that provides intensive care medicine.
Placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer certain drugs.
By the mid-20th century, the tracheotomy as well as endoscopy and non-surgical tracheal intubation had evolved from rarely employed procedures to becoming essential components of the practices of anesthesiology, critical care medicine, emergency medicine, and laryngology.
One of the medical profession.
Residencies are aimed to train physical therapists in a specialty such as acute care, cardiovascular & pulmonary, clinical electrophysiology, faculty, geriatrics, neurology, orthopaedics, pediatrics, sports, women's health, and wound care, whereas fellowships train specialists in a subspecialty (e.g. critical care, hand therapy, and division 1 sports), similar to the medical model.
Noninvasive method for monitoring a person's oxygen saturation.
Pulse oximetry is useful in any setting where a patient's oxygenation is unstable, including intensive care, operating, recovery, emergency and hospital ward settings, pilots in unpressurized aircraft, for assessment of any patient's oxygenation, and determining the effectiveness of or need for supplemental oxygen.
A respiratory therapist is a specialized healthcare practitioner trained in critical care and cardio-pulmonary medicine in order to work therapeutically with people who have acute critical conditions, cardiac and pulmonary disease.