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Basic life support (BLS) : provider manual

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American Heart Association. --[Dallas, TX]: American Heart Association , 2020.
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IWK Health Sciences Library
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Corporate Author
American Heart Association
Other Authors
Heart & Stroke Foundation
Place of Publication
[Dallas, TX]
Publisher
American Heart Association
Date of Publication
2020
Physical Description
112 p. : col. ill + 1 reference card
ISBN
9.78E+25
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Heart Arrest
Life Support Care
Emergency Medical Services
Notes
Kept behind the circulation desk for onsite CPR classes.
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Book
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IWK Health Sciences Library
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30
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1 week
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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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edited by Joseph P. Ornato, Mary Ann Peberdy. --Totowa, NJ: Humana Press , c2005.
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Author
Ornato, Joseph P
Other Authors
Peberdy, Mary Ann
Responsibility
edited by Joseph P. Ornato, Mary Ann Peberdy
Place of Publication
Totowa, NJ
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2005
Series Title
Contemporary cardiology (Totowa, N.J. : Unnumbered)
ISBN
9781592598144
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Emergency medicine
Critical care medicine
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e-Book
Location
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Operative Techniques and Recent Advances in Acute Care and Emergency Surgery

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Paolo Aseni, Luciano De Carlis, Alessandro Mazzola, Antonino M. Grande, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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The aim of this book is to identify and shed new light on the main surgical practices involved in acute care and trauma surgery. Adopting an evidence-based approach, a multidisciplinary team of surgeons and intensivists illustrate basic and advanced operative techniques, accompanied by a comprehensive and updated reference collection. Emerging surgical procedures in Acute Care Surgery are also explored step by step with the help of ample illustrations. Further, the book offers an overview of tr…
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Aseni, Paolo
De Carlis, Luciano
Mazzola, Alessandro
Grande, Antonino M.
Responsibility
Paolo Aseni, Luciano De Carlis, Alessandro Mazzola, Antonino M. Grande, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 800 p.) : 541 illus., 364 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319951140
9783319951133 (Print ed.)
9783319951157 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Advanced Trauma Life Support Care
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Specialty
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Surgical Procedures, Operative
Abstract
The aim of this book is to identify and shed new light on the main surgical practices involved in acute care and trauma surgery. Adopting an evidence-based approach, a multidisciplinary team of surgeons and intensivists illustrate basic and advanced operative techniques, accompanied by a comprehensive and updated reference collection. Emerging surgical procedures in Acute Care Surgery are also explored step by step with the help of ample illustrations. Further, the book offers an overview of treatment options for acute organ failure, with a focus on peculiar clinical situations that call for special treatment, including: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), circulatory support and urgent liver transplantation. In order to identify the key determinants in decision-making and therapeutic support that can help avoid critical errors, authors not only define and discuss specific surgical techniques, but also present major issues and controversies related to it. In essence, the book can be considered a “What to do guide” that offers easy access to both basic and advanced lifesaving surgical procedures, due in part to text boxes highlighting “Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls” as well as advice on “Complications Management”. Many chapters are enriched by providing clinical case scenarios, an important educational resource including self–assessment questionnaires.
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e-Book
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Resuscitation : translational research, clinical evidence, education, guidelines

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Antonino Gullo, Giuseppe Ristagno, editors ; foreword by Massimo Antonelli. --Milan: Springer , c2014.
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Resuscitation is a two-stage process comprising the achievement/maintenance of spontaneous circulation and post-resuscitation management. The approach is complex and multifaceted and entails the integration of new physiological insights, pharmacological options, and technological advances. The purpose of this volume, written by top experts in the field, is to promote, share, and disseminate new advances in resuscitation and post-resuscitation care. The issues addressed are wide ranging and of g…
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Gullo, A
Ristagno, Giuseppe
Antonelli, Massimo
Responsibility
Antonino Gullo, Giuseppe Ristagno, editors ; foreword by Massimo Antonelli
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 254 pages)
ISBN
9788847055070 (electronic bk.)
9788847055063
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Electric Countershock
Heart Arrest - therapy
Translational Medical Research
Subjects (LCSH)
Resuscitation
Emergency medicine
Emergency Services
Anesthesiology
Abstract
Resuscitation is a two-stage process comprising the achievement/maintenance of spontaneous circulation and post-resuscitation management. The approach is complex and multifaceted and entails the integration of new physiological insights, pharmacological options, and technological advances. The purpose of this volume, written by top experts in the field, is to promote, share, and disseminate new advances in resuscitation and post-resuscitation care. The issues addressed are wide ranging and of great topical interest or controversy. They include priorities of intervention, quality of resuscitation, use of mechanical supports, new defibrillation strategies, prevention of organ damage, strategies in cases of sudden cardiac death, new pharmacological treatments, and post-resuscitation care, including temperature management and prediction and improvement of outcome after cardiac arrest. Particular attention is devoted to up-to-date evidence from the most recent experimental and clinical trials on resuscitation science and to gold standard evidence-based resuscitation and post-resuscitation treatments and interventions. In addition, organizational models and integrated care systems for trauma are considered, and critical care education and the process of guideline development are reviewed.
Contents
Part I. State of the Art in Resuscitation -- 1 Resuscitation Science: From the Beginning to the Present Day -- 2. From Experimental and Clinical Evidence to Guidelines -- 3. Trauma Systems and Trauma Care -- Part II. Advances in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillation -- 4. Compression-Only CPR Versus CPR with Ventilations -- 5. Ventricular Fibrillation and Defibrillation: State of Our Knowledge and Uncertainities -- 6. Amplitude Spectrum Area to Predict the Success of Defibrillation -- 7. The Importance of Automated External Defibrillation Implementation Programs -- Part III. Optimization of Cardiopulmonary and Cerebral Resuscitation on Sudden Cardiac Death -- 8. Mechanical Versus Manual CPR -- 9. Improving Survival from Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest with Bystander Chest Compression-Only CPR: The First Component of Cardiocerebral Resuscitation -- 10. Reperfusion Strategies in Sudden Cardiac Arrest -- 11. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Strategy in Cardiac Arrest -- Part IV. Pharmacological Approach During CPR -- 12. Vasopressors During CPR -- 13. Targeting Mitochondria During CPR -- 14. The Potential Contribution of Corticosteroids to Positive Cardiac Arrest Outcomes -- 15. Pharmacological Induction of Hypothermia -- Part V. Post-Resuscitation Care -- 16. Effectiveness of Hypothermia in Human Cardiac Arrest and Update on the Target Temperature Management-Trial -- 17. New Strategies to Improve Outcome After Cardiac Arrest -- 18. New Methods to Induce Localized Brain and General Hypothermia -- 19. Predicting Outcome After Cardiac Arrest -- Part VI. Combining Physiology, Clinical Outcome, and Ethics -- 20. Circulating Cardiac Biomarkers and Outcome -- 21. Circulatory Shock: Definition, Assessment, and Management -- 22. Resuscitation and Ethics: How to Deal with the ‘‘Do not Resuscitate Order’’? -- 23. Translational Research: An Ongoing Challenge in Cardiac Arrest.
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e-Book
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