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Part 8: adult advanced cardiovascular life support: 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.
The goal of therapy for bradycardia or tachycardia is to rapidly identify and treat patients who are hemodynamically unstable or symptomatic due to the arrhythmia. Drugs or, when appropriate, pacingExpand
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Part 7: Adult Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support: 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.
Basic life support (BLS), advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS), and post–cardiac arrest care are labels of convenience that each describe a set of skills and knowledge that are appliedExpand
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Electronic medical records and physician stress in primary care: results from the MEMO Study.
BACKGROUND Little has been written about physician stress that may be associated with electronic medical records (EMR). OBJECTIVE We assessed relationships between the number of EMR functions,Expand
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What is the role of chest compression depth during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation?*
Background:The 2010 international guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation recently recommended an increase in the minimum compression depth from 38 to 50 mm, although there are limited humanExpand
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Development of a clinical prediction rule for 30-day cardiac events in emergency department patients with chest pain and possible acute coronary syndrome.
STUDY OBJECTIVE Evaluation of emergency department (ED) patients with chest pain who are at low risk for acute coronary syndrome is resource intensive and may lead to false-positive test results andExpand
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Survival after application of automatic external defibrillators before arrival of the emergency medical system: evaluation in the resuscitation outcomes consortium population of 21 million.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of contemporary automatic external defibrillator (AED) use. BACKGROUND In the PAD (Public Access Defibrillation) trial, survivalExpand
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The Chest Pain Choice Decision Aid: A Randomized Trial
Background— Cardiac stress testing in patients at low risk for acute coronary syndrome is associated with increased false-positive test results, unnecessary downstream procedures, and increased cost.Expand
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Engaging patients in health care decisions in the emergency department through shared decision-making: a systematic review.
BACKGROUND Many decisions in the emergency department (ED) may benefit from patient involvement, even though this setting has been considered least conducive to shared decision-making (SDM). Expand
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Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients with asymptomatic hypertension in the emergency department.
Andy S. Jagoda, MD (Chair, 2003-2006) Wyatt W. Decker, MD Jonathan A. Edlow, MD Francis M. Fesmire, MD Steven A. Godwin, MD Sigrid A. Hahn, MD (EMRA Representative 2003-2004) John M. Howell, MD J.Expand
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External validation of the Glasgow-Blatchford Bleeding Score and the Rockall Score in the US setting.
BACKGROUND The Glasgow-Blatchford Bleeding Score (GBS) and Rockall Score (RS) are clinical decision rules that risk stratify emergency department (ED) patients with upper gastrointestinal bleedingExpand
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