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- Health care delivery : The mechanisms of delivering health services, and the separate metrics of patient satisfaction and comfort versus objective cost-effectiveness of delivery
- Human factors engineering : Add brief definition or description
- Information overload : A perception by a person (or observer) that the information associated with work tasks is greater than can be managed effectively, and a perception that such overload creates a degree of stress for which the coping strategies are ineffective.
- Situational awareness : The state of being aware of all relevant information in one's environment, prioritizing the information, and not being distracted by irrelevancies
- Emergency medicine : Emergency medicine is both a specific medical specialty dealing with the proper care of patients with unexpected injuries or disease, but also the provision of entire systems for such care, beginning with minimal bystander assistance, through field medicine, emergency rooms and trauma centers, and movement to specialized facilities such as burn units and interventional neuroradiology
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation : An emergency medical procedure for a victim of cardiac arrest.
- Coma : A profound state of unconsciousness associated with depressed cerebral activity from which the individual cannot be aroused.
- Hypertensive emergencies : A multisystem disease whose hallmark is the elevation of blood pressure.
- Hypothermia : Mammalian body temperature significantly below normal, as a result of trauma, accidental cold exposure, disease or deliberate induction for treatment
- Critical care : Health care provided to a critically ill patient during a medical emergency or crisis.
- Heart failure : Defective cardiac filling and/or impaired contraction and emptying, resulting in the heart's inability to pump a sufficient amount of blood to meet the needs of the body tissues or to be able to do so only with an elevated filling pressure.
- Surgery : Field of medicine that focuses on operative treatments of the body.