In many hospital areas, routine procedures have to be left behind in situations requiring resuscitation. Together with the emergency room, the operating theatre is particularly frequently affected. The positioning of the patient must support the resuscitation measures in all key aspects.
Examples for surgical interventions for resuscitation of patients:
Staunching acute bleeding
Connection to the heart-lung machine
Revision because of surgical complications
Lesions of the aorta Polytrauma
Cardiac problems Pulmonary embolism Hypothermia
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