antishock garment

antishock garment
See military antishock trousers, pneumatic antishock garment.

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  • pneumatic antishock garment — An inflatable suit used to apply pressure to the peripheral circulation, thus reducing blood flow and fluid exudation into tissues, to maintain central blood flow in the presence of shock. SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • antishock suit — pneumatic antishock garment …   Medical dictionary

  • Non-pneumatic anti-shock garment — The Non Pneumatic Anti Shock Garment (NASG) is a low technology first aid device used to treat hypovolemic shock. It s efficacy for reducing maternal deaths due to obstetrical hemorrhage is being researched. Obstetrical hemorrhage is heavy… …   Wikipedia

  • military antishock trousers — SYN: pneumatic antishock garment. * * * mil·i·tary an·ti·shock trou·sers mil ə .ter ē .an ti .shäk trau̇ zərz, .an .tī n pl a garment for the lower half of the body that by applying pressure to this part increases the amount of blood in the upper …   Medical dictionary

  • MAST — Abbreviation for military antishock trousers. * * * mastectomy; mastoid * * * MAST abbr military antishock trousers * * * [military or medical anti shock trousers] see pneumatic antishock garment, under garment …   Medical dictionary

  • PASG — pneumatic antishock garment * * * pneumatic antishock garment …   Medical dictionary

  • PASG — • pneumatic antishock garment …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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