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Emergency medical vehicles

Any vehicle that is designated and authorized to respond to a medical emergency in a life-threatening situation.

Emergency medicine

Emergency medicines is the medical specialty concerned with the care of illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention.

Emergency network

A network which consists of all first respondents’ organisations such police, fire and ambulance services.

Emergency number

Telephone number that allows a caller to contact local emergency services for assistance.

Emergency resuscitation equipment

Equipment used in procedures that combine chest compressions often with artificial ventilation in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing in a person who is in cardiac arrest.

Environmental Regulations

Any law relating to the protection of the environment

Evidence-based practice

Integrates the best available evidence to guide healthcare and improve patient outcomes.


A hard outer layer that covers, supports, and protects the human body

Experimental development

means acquiring, combining, shaping and using existing scientific, technological, business and other relevant knowledge and skills with the aim of developing new or improved products, processes or services. This may also include, for example, activities aiming at the conceptual definition, planning and documentation of new products, processes or services. Experimental development may comprise prototyping, demonstrating, piloting, testing and validation of new or improved products, processes or services in environments representative of real life operating conditions where the primary objective is to make further technical improvements on products, processes or services that are not substantially set. This may include the development of a commercially usable prototype or pilot which is necessarily the final commercial product and which is too expensive to produce for it to be used only for demonstration and validation purposes. Experimental development does not include routine or periodic changes made to existing products, production lines, manufacturing processes, services and other operations in progress, even if those changes may represent improvements


Refers to the buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems / networks. It includes the entire process of requesting, ordering, delivering, receipting and paying for products and services, supply chain management, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems.

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