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resuscitation

[ri‚səs·ə′tā·shən]
(medicine)
Restoration of consciousness or life functions after apparent death.
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This carefully crafted legislation requires patient consent before a Do-Not Resuscitate Order can be enacted.
Muscat: Proposals to protect doctors from legal action if they choose not to resuscitate critically ill patients have been drawn up in Oman.
Records said Dubai Health Authority provided prosecutors with a medical report confirming that the Indian suspect breached medical instructions, when he decided not to resuscitate the patient against her family's wishes.
A doctorin Dubai has gone on trial accused of the 'mercy killing' of a breast cancer patient after he failed to resuscitate her.
Despite desperate efforts from a London Air Ambulance doctor to resuscitate the victim, he was pronounced dead at the scene at 5pm.
Summary: A former head of the intensive care unit (ICU) of a local hospital was sentenced to life imprisonment on Sunday for premeditated murder by giving orders to his medical team not to resuscitate a quadriplegic patient and give him the necessary treatment when he suffered a heart attack.
The quick-thinking medic rushed to resuscitate the tot.
The four-year-old was hauled from the water at Cathays Park, Cardiff, by a passer-by who then began to resuscitate him.
They spent 15 minutes trying to resuscitate her, before an ambulance took her to South Tyneside District Hospital.
FOUR volunteers from Redcar lifeboat station have received official praise for their efforts in trying to resuscitate a woman plucked from the sea.
The staff nurse responsible for his care, Doris Ann Barraclough, who failed to administer the necessary checks or to attempt to resuscitate the 60-year-old man according to hospital guidelines, was later found to have faked the documents in an attempted cover up.
Summary: A paramedic has been jailed for 12 months after being found guilty of lying about why he did not resuscitate a dying 30-stone man.