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Advanced Life Support procedures such as inserting an endotracheal tube and administering supplemental oxygen.
Asystole absence of heart rhythm.
Automated External Defibrillator device that delivers an electrical charge to the heart.
Cardiac Arrest cessation of heart contraction or life-sustaining heart rhythm.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation techniques used to restore circulation and breathing for lifeless victims.
Chain of Survival immediate recognition and access of emergency services, early CPR(compressions focused), rapid defibrillation if needed, effective ALS and intergrated post cardiac arrest care.
Code summoning personnel to administer advanced life support techniques.
Complete Airway Obstruction inability to ventilate.
Head-tilt/chin-lift technique preferred method for opening the airway.
Heimlich Maneuver method for removing a mechanical airway obstruction.
Jaw-Thrust Maneuver alternative method for opening the airway.
Partial Airway Obstruction condition in which some air is being exchanged and the person can speak or cough.
Recovery Position side-lying position that helps to maintain an open airway and prevent aspiration of liquids.
Rescue Breathing process of ventilating a non-breathing victim's lungs.
Resuscitation Team group of people trained and certified in advanced cardiac life support techniques.
Subdiaphragmatic Thrust pressure to the abdomen.
Ventricular Fibrillation life-threatening dysrhythmia in which the heart muscle quivers and cannot contract sufficiently to circulate blood.
Created by: Jessica Venyke