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Machine learning

Machine learning is an application of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides systems the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience without being explicitly programmed. Machine learning focuses on the development of computer programs that can access data and use it learn for themselves.


Manikins belong to the equipment for medical training and are specifically designed for the training of first responders; this includes fire services, paramedics, coastguards, and similar services. With the help of a (rescue) manikin, first responders learn how to safely handle and evacuate people in need; this means rescue manikins are a vital tool for the training of any first responder.

Manual Defibrillation

An advanced life support medical device that monitors the heart rhythm and allow the user to manually set the energy delivery and deliver a shock.

Market Ecosystem

Network of organizations— including EU related projects, innovative technological solutions and key players from the EMS field

Mass Casualty Incident

Although many have attempted to put numbers to what constitutes a mass casualty incident (MCI), perhaps the best definition is any number of casualties that exceed the resources usually available from local resources. This is based upon available resources, number of injuries, and severity of injuries. For example, in your response system, 20 victims with minor injuries may not require instituting the MCI plan, while five victims with critical injuries may.

Mechanical chest compression device

Mechanical chest compression devices deliver high-quality external chest compressions, in place of a human rescuer. A number of devices are currently marketed, but devices can be broadly categorised as load distributing band or piston devices, based on the mechanism that is used to deliver compressions

Mechanical ventilator device

Mechanical ventilation, or assisted ventilation, is the medical term for artificial ventilation where mechanical means are used to assist or replace spontaneous breathing. This may involve a machine called a ventilator, or the breathing may be assisted manually by a suitably qualified professional

Medical Equipment

Medical equipment is used for the specific purposes of diagnosis and treatment of disease or rehabilitation following disease or injury. It can be used either alone or in combination with any accessory, consumable or other piece of medical equipment (WHO)

Medical Priority Dispatch System

Sometimes referred to as the Advanced Medical Priority Dispatch System (AMPDS) is a unified system used to dispatch appropriate aid to medical emergencies including systematized caller interrogation and pre-arrival instructions. Priority Dispatch Corporation is licensed to design and publish MPDS and its various products, with research supported by the International Academy of Emergency Medical Dispatch (IAEMD). Priority Dispatch Corporation, in conjunction with the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch, have also produced similar systems for Police (Police Priority Dispatch System, PPDS) and Fire (Fire Priority Dispatch System, FPDS)

Medical Treatment

Medical treatment means the management and care of a patient to combat disease or disorder.

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