noun artificial maintenance of life, conninuance of life through medical equipment, extension of life by technological means, sustenance of life by artificial means Generally: being kept alive, fostering of life, life retention, preservation of life, prolongation of existence
Dr Roberts and Welsh Hearts will be visiting schools and spend about an hour running the session in the hope that by teaching it in this manner it will provide a more thorough understanding of basic life support and may even stimulate an interest in medicine among the students.
Community first responders from the Fastaid group will be on hand throughout the day providing advice, leaflets as well as demonstrating basic life support to shoppers and will be encouraging members of the public to learn the skills they need to save a life.
Community first responders are trained by the ambulance service to provide basic life support or life-saving treatments, including the use of an automated external defibrillator, to a patient before an ambulance arrives on scene.
Since 1955, Cetronia Ambulance has been serving the residents of eastern Pennsylvania with a full range of medical transport support services, including 911 operations, advanced and basic life support, and wheelchair and ambulette services.