Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation: Basic and Advanced Cardiac and Trauma Life Support : an Introduction to Resuscitation Medicine

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Saunders, 1988 - Cardiac resuscitation - 464 pages
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An introduction to basic and advanced cardiac and trauma life support. This text embodies the principles and practices advocated by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists' Committee on Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resusitation and Critical Care and incorporates American Heart Association Conference guidelines on CPR and emergency care. Includes complete coverage of resuscitation medicine--basic, advanced and prolonged cardiac and traumatic life support. Approved by the WFSA.

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Contents

Introduction Figures 1 2 Table 1
1
History
7
BASIC LIFE SUPPORTEmergency
13
Breathing Support Emergency Artificial
68
Direct MouthtoMouth and MouthtoNose Ventilation Fig 23
79
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88
Oxygen Delivery Systems Fig 28
92
Concluding Comments on Advanced Life Support
225
PostResuscitation Syndrome Figs 5456
232
Stabilization of Extracerebral Organ Function
238
Standard BrainOriented Intensive Therapy Table
245
Special Brain Resuscitation Potentials Table
251
Evaluating Insult Progress and Outcome Tables 810
261
Starting and Terminating Emergency Resuscitation
269
Special Considerations Figures 5758 Table
279

Circulation Support Cardiac Resusci
98
Combinations of Ventilation and Cardiac Chest Compressions
107
Monitoring the Effectiveness of CPR
114
Extrication and Positioning for Shock Fig 36
122
Drugs and Fluids Figures 3741
129
Laboratory Measurement of Blood Gases and pH Fig 40
138
Drugs
145
Fluids
171
Electrocardiographic Diagnosis
178
Fibrillation Treatment Defibrillation
199
Automatic Internal Implanted Defibrillation
210
Extracorporeal Oxygenation and Circulation Fig 53
219
Special Dying Mechanisms
296
Special Emergencies
308
Advanced Trauma Life Support
320
Teaching of First Aid and Resuscitation Figure
339
Teaching CPR Basic Life Support Without Equipment
350
Organization Table 21
360
CommunityWide Organization Table 21
362
PhilosophicalEthical Conclusions
379
Glossary
429
Instruction card Life Supporting First AidCPR Fig 60
442
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