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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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Advanced cardiac life support training improves long-term survival from in-hospital cardiac arrest.
Tenecteplase has some logistical and pharmacologic advantages over other thrombolytics, and should be considered if standard advanced cardiac life support measures fail.
Healthcare professionals performing advanced cardiac life support should be educated on the latest, evidence-based practice information," said Gregory Ciottone, MD, FACEP, Health & Safety Institute Medical Director, and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School.
Some of the topics addressed include advanced cardiac life support, chest X-ray interpretation, abdominal pain, acid-base disorders, cellulitis, infectious arthritis, and alcohol withdrawal.
The studies suggest that CPR and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) training need to be simplified to stress managing cardiac arrest and to emphasize compression over breathing, said Dr.
The Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) manual, warns all medical personnel to simply assume "wide-complex tachycardia" and "wide-QRS" that is tachycardia that may be ventricular or supraventricular is, in fact, ventricular tachycardia.
She is certified in basic life support and advanced cardiac life support.
ASCs are staffed with licensed registered nurses trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support as well as MD anesthesiologists, who remain on site daily until the last patient is discharged.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, also known as ACLS, is an important skill that needs to be learned by all healthcare professionals and emergency responders.
Nurses in all areas of health care must be familiar with the American Heart Association's Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) treatment guidelines.
Several prior case series have demonstrated increased neurologically intact survival following thrombolytic therapy in patients with cardiac arrest refractory to Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) measures.
She is certified in basic life support as well as advanced cardiac life support.

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