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secure

[si′kyu̇r]
(ordnance)
To gain possession of a position or terrain feature, with or without force, and to make such disposition as will prevent, as far as possible, its destruction or loss by enemy action.
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Securement Dressing meets the CDCs highest evidence-based recommendation category, IA, meaning it is a strong recommendation supported by high-to-moderate quality evidence suggesting net clinical benefits or harms.
According to the report, the securement devices product segments included in this report are arterial securement devices, central venous catheter securement devices, peripheral securement devices, abdominal drainage tubes securement devices, epidural securement devices, chest drainage tube securement devices, and all-site devices.
In addition to ensuring the highest level of passenger safety, keeping buses on schedule and preventing tip-overs, Quantum provides a more respectful experience to the process of wheelchair securement," explained Bob Joseph, the Q'Straint VP of Business Development.
The first objective was to observe wheelchair-seated volunteers using their own vehicles and to document the difficulties encountered when entering and exiting the vehicles and using wheelchair securement and occupant-restraint systems.
For this review, catheter securement device was defined as a mechanical device that is "used to preserve the integrity of the access device and to prevent catheter migration and loss of access" (Infusion Nurses Society [INS] 2006, p.
The earliest, and still used IVC securement approach was simple tape or gauze-tape, with plastic film dressings becoming prominent in the 1980s (15,16).
Within the United States, load securement is subject to various regulations; to satisfy these requirements, DC Cargo Mall pledges to assist shipping companies by providing top quality restraining tools and simultaneously making its customer assistance staff available for all product or regulatory inquiries.
The law generally looks to the carrier and its driver for load securement, but some drivers don't have the right equipment, don't know the requirements, or are ignorant of the law and the consequences of improper loading.
Current securement systems and occupant restraints are not always easy to use and WC19-compliant wheelchairs and seating systems are not easy to find.
However, when looking at the process to arrive at the new cargo securement ruling the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently published, such evidence and facts appear to be lacking.
Blocking and wire rope tiedown methods of vehicle securement are rarely used for military vehicles anymore, since chain equipped flatcars have become widely available and are faster and easier to load.
In another special report, Agar presented the case for industry standardization for jumbo roll transport and posed several questions relating to safe securement of loads.