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Big Data and Analytics
Area: Emergency Medical Services

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.

Area: Emergency Medical Services

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
Area: Emergency Medical Services

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
Area: Emergency Medical Services

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.

Area: Emergency Medical Services

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

CBRN clothing
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Protective clothing (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear).

Call for tenders
Area: Pre-Commercial Procurement

Call for tender is a public procurement procedure to generate offers from companies competing for works, supply or service contracts.

Capability gaps
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Need for having additional capabilities, revamping the existing ones.

Cardiac arrest (CA)
Area: Emergency Medical Services

It is a sudden loss of blood flow resulting from the failure of the heart to pump effectively. Signs include loss of consciousness and abnormal or absent breathing.

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
Area: Emergency Medical Services

Is an emergency procedure that combines 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. It is recommended in those who are unresponsive with no breathing or abnormal breathing, for example, agonal respirations

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