Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

1st Edition

By Nina Godson, Kelly Ryan


52 pages

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Paperback: 9780273744023
pub: 2012-01-16
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Do you need guidance and information on CPR? Do you need to understand the procedures and guidelines that govern the use of CPR? If you do, this pocket-sized reference guide provides you with all the information you need to conduct CPR safely and successfully.

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Table of Contents


Cardiovascular System- Anatomy and Physiology

Basic life support (out of hospital)

AED Algorithm

Adult basic life support algorithm

In Hospital Resuscitation

In -Hospital Resuscitation Algorithm

Adult Advanced Life Support Algorithm

Do not attempt resuscitation

Infection control/Handwashing

Scenario 1- patient breathing/top to toe assessment

Chocking adult treatment

Scenario 2- dealing with more than one casualty

Airway Obstruction Algorithm

Airway Obstruction

Recovery Position

Recap Quiz

Scenario 3 (patient not breathing) Community Scenario

Scenario 4 (Patient shows no sign of life)

Crash trolley

Airway equipment

Answers to Recap quiz

Scenario 3 Answers

Scenario 4 Answers


Useful websites

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery
MEDICAL / Nursing / General