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1 The environment and ecosystems that sustain human populations, including quality of the air, water, soil, disposition of human settlements and food-growing regions, climatic and other fluctuating variables, etc., that influence ecosystem sustainability.

2 The techniques and apparatus used in hospital intensive care services to maintain cardiac and respiratory function, fluid and electrolyte balance, etc., in critically ill and injured persons.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.


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