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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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Early Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS): Defibrillation works best when CPR is provided right up until the electrical shock is applied, followed by rapid advanced care to prevent fall-back to the previous dangerous cardiac conditions.
In order to be permitted to administer moderate sedation both the qualifying nurse and supervising medical practitioners must maintain current advanced cardiac life support certification or pediatric advanced life support certification as appropriate to the age of the patient.
A SOCM may be called upon to administer advanced cardiac life support, intubation, chest tube thoracostomy or venous cut downs.
ABSTRACT To increase cardiopulmonary arrest survival, the American Heart Association developed basic and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) courses that expose participants to realistic learning situations.
Winder and the team provide advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) education to the emergency department, critical care unit and Lakes District hospital staff, as well as all junior doctors.
There are 11 appendices that cover legal standards, ASA guidelines, checking the anaesthetic machine and difficult airway/ advanced cardiac life support algorithms.
The patient was resuscitated according to the Advanced Cardiac Life Support protocol.
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).
Recall of specific standard advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) algorithms.
The four links in this chain are: (a) early access, (b) early CPR, (c) early defibrillation, and (d) early advanced cardiac life support (ACLS).
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