life support

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Synonyms for life support

equipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditions

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medical equipment that assists or replaces important bodily functions and so enables a patient to live who otherwise might not survive

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ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT (ACLS) IS A COURSE DESIGNED BY THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (AHA) TO ENHANCE TREATMENT SKILLS OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS WHO DELIVER DIRECT PATIENT CARE OR INCLUDE RESUSCITATIONS AS A JOB RESPONSIBILITY.
We stabilised the patient and began advanced cardiac life support, which involved carrying out CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation), intubation, which is securing the patient's airway and cannulation to give her drugs.
If you're going to use conscious sedation, have someone present with advanced cardiac life support certification or someone who is a certified registered nurse anesthetist.
Ruttan is certified in advanced cardiac life support and advanced trauma life support.
The patient was sent for a CT scan without a cardiac monitor and without a registered nurse trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
It is bolus dosed, stable at room temperature before reconstitution, and is compatible with most other advanced cardiac life support medications.
Depending on the institution, certification in pediatric advanced life support (PALS) and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) are mandatory.
Ambulances outfitted with advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) medications and equipment
Susan has taught Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support for the Experienced Provider, and Pediatric Life Support.
He also was instrumental in establishing the Canada-Gaza academic collaboration which takes doctors from his university to Gaza in order to train Gazan doctors in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support.
Basic & Advanced Cardiac Life Support 1-day Update 29 October, Westmead Private Hospital.
ACLS Blended Learning Solution to Provide Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Education Through Convenient, Integrated Solution
The spiral-bound manual includes summary tables; appended material on immunizations and post-exposure therapies, infection control and isolation recommendations, and advanced cardiac life support algorithms; and one year of access to updated contents on a mobile device.
This pocket-sized guide gives the high points on a range of the most common situations encountered by ER and ICU nurses, including advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support, allergic reactions, altered mental status, hyperkalenia, acute myocardial infarction, sepsis, stroke, and unstable angina.
He is a registered respiratory therapist, a perinatal pediatric specialist, a registered pulmonary function technologist, a certified cardiographic technologist and an instructor for advanced cardiac life support and CPR.
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