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Basic Life Support

Refers to the type of care that first-responders, healthcare providers and public safety professionals provide to anyone who is experiencing cardiac arrest, respiratory distress or an obstructed airway. It requires knowledge and skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), using automated external defibrillators (AED) and relieving airway obstructions in patients of every age.

Bid

A formal proposal to deliver goods or services at a specified price, as well, describing that the tender contract requirement will be met.

Bid Management

Involves the process of managing the submission of a tender for a contract and managing the bid team. One of the elements behind a great bid management is a good bid team. It is common for larger businesses to have a dedicated bid writing department.

Big Data and Analytics

Big Data analytics is the process of collecting, organizing and analyzing large sets of data (called Big Data) to discover patterns and other useful information.

Blockchain

Blockchain technology is an open distributed ledger that can record transactions of two parties securely and efficiently. As it is distributed, Blockchain is typically managed by a peer-to-peer network working simultaneously together to solve complex mathematical problems in order to validate new blocks

Blood-derived preservation system

A place, usually a separate part or division of a hospital laboratory or a free-standing facility, in which blood is collected from donors, typed, tested, separated into several components, stored, and/or prepared for transfusion to recipients.

Bulletproof vests

A ballistic vest or bullet-resistant vest, often called a bulletproof vest, is an item of personal armour that helps absorb the impact and reduce or stop penetration to the body from firearm fired projectiles and shrapnel from explosions, and is worn on the torso.

Bystander

A person who is present at an event or incident but does not take part.