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critical

  

      adj  
1    containing or making severe or negative judgments  
2    containing careful or analytical evaluations  
a critical dissertation     
3    of or involving a critic or criticism  
4    of or forming a crisis; crucial; decisive  
a critical operation     
5    urgently needed  
critical medical supplies     
6    Informal   so seriously injured or ill as to be in danger of dying  
7      (Physics)   of, denoting, or concerned with a state in which the properties of a system undergo an abrupt change  
a critical temperature     
8    go critical   (of a nuclear power station or reactor) to reach a state in which a nuclear-fission chain reaction becomes self-sustaining  
   critically             adv  
  criticalness      n  
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n.
a patient who lost is tracheal reflexes by general anesthesia or Coma ; state whos trache has been protected by a tube that permits artificial ventilation.
Medical term
n.
Patient that has lost reactivity , reactions to stimulations, reflexes (Areflexia) = Dead or Comatous
exp.
humanitarian compassive care for avoiding suffering of a terminal state patient
Medical term
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
n.
patient in prehospital setting in Profound Coma or in Cardiac Arrest that could be a Donor afer hospital verification of cerebral death and none contraindications
n.
nurse manned MICU for stable intensive care patients

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