Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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Oxford University Press, 1997 - Health & Fitness - 222 pages
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This book describes all aspects of the management of cardiopulmonary arrest in both adults and children. The management of life-threatening cardiac emergencies, including myocardial infarction and various arrhythmias is also described in detail. This book will be useful to all those doctors, nurses, and paramedics working in the front line of medicine who are expected to respond promptly and effectively to such emergencies.

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Contents

Introduction to cardiopulmonary resuscitation
2
CHAPTER
8
Management of cardiac arrest
9
Cardiac arrest associated with special circumstances
31
Resuscitation in hospital
45
Management of acute myocardial infarction
63
Ventilation and intravenous cannulation
95
Management of common arrhythmias associated with cardiac arrest
119
Biochemistry and pharmacology of cardiac arrest
150
Firstline drugs in cardiac
159
Paediatric resuscitation
177
Who to resuscitate and postresuscitation care
201
Index
210
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