cardiac resuscitation


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Related to cardiac resuscitation: heart massage, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
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Noun1.cardiac resuscitation - an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respirationcardiac resuscitation - an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration; the first treatment for a person who has collapsed and has no pulse and has stopped breathing; attempts to restore circulation of the blood and prevent death or brain damage due to lack of oxygen
emergency procedure - (medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)
cardiac massage, heart massage - an emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest
artificial respiration - an emergency procedure whereby breathing is maintained artificially
resuscitation - the act of reviving a person and returning them to consciousness; "although he was apparently drowned, resuscitation was accomplished by artificial respiration"
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They contended that the CAA had failed to provide adequately trained doctors, medical staff and facilities at airports under its control, cardiac resuscitation stations (CRSs) or AEDs and other emergency equipment, stretchers, standby ambulances or even general standard operating procedures for meeting such medical emergency situations.
It is contended that the CAA has failed to provide inter alia the following: (i) adequately trained doctors, medical staff and facilities at airports under its control; (ii) Cardiac Resuscitation Stations (CRSs) or AEDs and other emergency equipment at airports under its direction and control; and (iii) stretchers, standby ambulances or even general Standard Operating Procedures for meeting such medical emergency situations.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Quality: Improving Cardiac Resuscitation Outcomes both Inside and Outside the Hospital: A consensus Statement from the American Heart Association.
During the event, the fire department will show off fire gear and equipment, perform vehicle extrication and cardiac resuscitation demonstrations and offer hands-on educational experiences.
Contract notice: Acquisition of cardiac resuscitation equipment and medical ventilation with performance of associated services
The N20 million ambulatory ambulances donated by Chief Tony Anenih, Professor Alonge said will have paramedics on board as well as first aid kits and other gadgets for cardiac resuscitation to ensure the safety of its occupants every time.
Questions remain over when cardiac resuscitation was first administered.
Nagel, "Complications of cardiac resuscitation," CHEST, vol.
Epinephrine has been the cornerstone of cardiac resuscitation and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) from the birth of modern cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in the early 1960s.[sup][4] The provision of epinephrine is currently suggested by both the American Heart Association (AHA) and the European Resuscitation Council in both shockable and nonshockable rhythms.[sup][5] Epinephrine is vital to improving the return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC).
HeartSync designs and manufactures cardiac resuscitation products, 90% of which are disposable multifunction defibrillation or pacing electrodes.
Myoclonus status epilepticus is a clinical diagnosis and is defined as spontaneous or sound sensitive, repetitive, irregular brief jerks of the face and limb for most of the first day after cardiac resuscitation [4].
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality: [corrected] improving cardiac resuscitation outcomes both inside and outside the hospital: a consensus statement from the American Heart Association.

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