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Chapter-17 Basic Life Support and Advance Cardiac Life Support

BOOK TITLE: Pocket Clinical Guide for Nursing Students

Author
1. Prakash P
ISBN
9789352701933
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/14242_18
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
3
Author Affiliations
1. College of Nursing, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India
Chapter keywords
Basic life support, advance cardiac life support, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, return of spontaneous circulation, ROSC, shock therapy, drug therapy

Abstract

This chapter describes the basic life support and advance cardiac life support. High quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation and advance cardiac life support guidelines are covered in this chapter. Advance cardiac life support guidelines includes check CPR quality in regard with compressions depth, rate, recoiling, not an excessive ventilation, return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC), shock therapy, and drug therapy. Drug therapy includes Epinephrine intravenous/intraosseous, vasopressin, and amiodarone IV.

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