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Synonyms for ALS

thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord

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Day-to-day you would need to make quick decisions about moving a patient, using advanced life support techniques, such as defibrillation (electric shocks) to resuscitate patients, carrying out surgical procedures, such as inserting a breathing tube, providing drug and fluid therapy, giving medicines and injections and putting on dressings for wounds and supports for broken bones.
Advanced life support involves use of interventions such as endotracheal intubation, intravenous fluid and drug delivery, and semiautomatic defibrillation.
Smith said the town is committed to the Advanced Life Support agreement, which links East Brookfield, Brookfield and North Brookfield emergency medical services, noting that the agreement is still being worked out for the shared service and that the money would be replenished in the future.
He was an Advanced Life Support, and an Advanced Trauma Life Support instructor.
When the baby was seen moving its head, the EMTs requested assistance from the advanced life support (ALS) team.
Objective: To assess the knowledge of Life Support (LS) among doctors and to determine their ethical beliefs for the continuation or termination of Basic and Advanced Life Support services.
Each crew has of one pilot and two advanced life support paramedics, trained in pre-hospital emergency care.
He also delves into some controversial issues such as: withdrawing and withholding treatment; the emotional and financial costs to patients, families and society in general of keeping people alive on advanced life support; and the disparities in funding received for ICUs compared with other medical services.
Among these areas are First Aid, Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), the Pediatric Advanced Life Support for children (PALS), Focused Abdominal Sonogram for Trauma (FAST), Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO), Major Incident Medical Management and Support (MIMMS), Advanced Disaster Administration and Management Support (ADAM) and others.
But she was later listed as an advanced life support patient.
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.
The DWC students presented four advanced life support workshops to an audience of about 40 doctors, nurses and other health care professionals from the GCC.
"The man suffered significant head injuries and crews continued advanced life support attempts.
The International Association of Fire Chiefs commissioned this guide for administrative personnel on how to develop combination fire and advanced life support EMS departments within the community.
The four-day Advanced Life Support for Obstetrics (Also) course was conducted by the BDF Hospital training and development directorate under the patronage of BDF Royal Medical Services director Brigadier Dr Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa.
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