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Beyond ACLS: Cognitively Offloading During a Cardiac Arrest

The focus of this talk is on how to cognitively offload our minds as we are running a¬†resuscitation. ACLS provides us with a framework in treating adult victims of Cardiac Arrest (CA) or other cardiopulmonary emergencies. This helps get providers …

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Resuscitation

Beyond ACLS: Pre-Charging the Defibrillator

Post Written By: Sam Ghali (Twitter: @EM_RESUS) In cardiac arrest care there has been a lot of focus over the years on limiting interruptions in chest compressions during CPR. In fact, this concept has become a major focus of the …

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Resuscitation

Beyond ACLS – POCUS in Cardiac Arrest

As we have discussed in previous posts, the care of patients with cardiac arrest is a key skill for Emergency Providers. ACLS provides a foundation for care but is rife with shortcomings including, but not limited to, reliance on outdated …

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Resuscitation

Beyond ACLS: CPR, Defibrillation, and Epinephrine

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) provides a well structured framework for those who resuscitate infrequently. There is room to move beyond the algorithm to potentially provide better care for our patients for those who resuscitate frequently. I will describe some …

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Resuscitation

Beyond ACLS: A New Pulseless Electrical Activity Algorithm

Patients with pulseless electrical activity (PEA) account for almost 1/3 of cardiac arrest and even more troublesome is that the survival rate is significantly worse than patients with shockable rhythms. Both the European and American ACLS guidelines stress the importance …

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Resuscitation

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