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life support

noun artificial maintenance of life, conninuance of life through medical equipment, extension of life by technological means, sustenance of life by artificial means Generally: being kept alive, fostering of life, life retention, preservation of life, prolongation of existence
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By conducting this study using HFS to provide cognitive and psychomotor learning experiences in an ACLS program, this researcher hoped to support the premise that evidence-based therapy would be understood and transferred to the clinical area.
The ACLS lock-on of my Hornet was clearly predicated by a call from the controller that the lock-on was at three miles, not one.
In summary, the fourth edition of the book is a well-defined complement to the ACLS course.
The ACLS had been very reliable, so I was comfortable with the decision at the time, but in retrospect, it wasn't necessary, and it was too risky.
Grauer and Cavallaro have done for ACLS what Montessori has done for learning phonics.
The first two, Cardio-Quiz and EKG Teaching, are flash card tutorials and quizzes on most ACLS topics, recognition of electrocardiogram components, rhythms, and pathological conditions.
I completed all the simulations and found that they did not deviate significantly from the 1990 ACLS guidelines.
com)-- ACLS Certification Institute, a leading provider of online emergency life support certifications, is pleased to announce group discounts to help customers save when training five or more people.
The moderator was Marshall Cohen, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Law at the University of Southern California, and Vice Chair of the ACLS Board of Directors.
com)-- ACLS Certification Institute, a leading provider of online emergency life support certifications, is pleased to announce its new referral program, giving participants incentive for spreading the word about the Institute's certification and recertification courses.
Our business depends on us reaching a wide variety of customers, often in critical situations," said Steve Wallace, CEO and president of ACLS.
com)-- ACLS Certification Institute, a leading provider of online emergency life support certifications, is pleased to announce that its programs are now accredited through the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) and in joint partnership with the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PIM).