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bystander

noun apprizer, attestant, attester, audience, beholder, corroborator, earwitness, enlightener, eyewitness, indicator, informant, informer, insider, listener, looker, monitor, observer, one who bears witness, onlooker, passer-by, reporter, seer, spectator, swearer, teller, testifier, tipster, tout, undercover man, viewer, viewership, watcher, witness, witness, witness to a crime, witness as to character
Associated concepts: accessory, disinterested party, Good Samaritan, innocent bystander, third persons
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The woman, writhing in pain, gestures to other bystanders and asks them to call her son who later takes her to the doctor.
Outcome variables for the regressions were either bystander efficacy or bystander willingness to intervene in a sexual assault situation.
She was quick to point out that the bystander effect was defined and described primarily in a Western context, and that it may not be the most appropriate explanation of bystander passivity in other cultures.
The EMS Education Department of the Denver Paramedic Division created two different courses; one how to respond during casualty care aimed at law enforcement and first responders (TCC-LEFR), and the other to teach bleeding control is aimed at lay bystanders (BCon).
The ERC Guidelines 2015 highlight the critical importance of the interactions between the ambulance dispatcher, the bystander who provides CPR and the timely deployment of an AED.
Although police generally caution bystanders against taking action, especially when a weapon is involved, the department is grateful to those who subdued Naillon-Webb until officers could arrive, Kirkpatrick said.
Mr Mills was stabbed in the leg and head and at least 10 other Spurs fans and bystanders were injured as the hooligans - known as Ultras - stormed the Drunken Ship pub.
bystanders, but was shot and killed by an armed civilian bystander,
The October launch of these new resources is particularly important, because Domestic Violence Awareness Month is an intentional time for our country to reflect on the role we can all play in supporting loved ones around gender-based violence and bystander intervention," said Rachel Friedman, Deputy Director of MCSR.
At Cardiac Life, they stress the importance of effective bystander response.
However, surveillance cameras decrease people's susceptibility to the bystander effect.
Most bystander interventions were classified as nonviolent interventions, which included verbally stopping the fight, or separating the fighters, according to the researchers.