life support

Any medical procedure used to sustain the life of a patient in critical condition.
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2013
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2013
In this article, summary data from the annual international Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Registry Reports… (More)
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2011
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2011
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT All rescuers trained or not, should provide chest compressions to victims of cardiac arrest. The aim should be… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
In this article, data from the annual international Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Registry Reports through July… (More)
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2005
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2005
CONTEXT Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) guidelines recommend target values for compressions, ventilations, and CPR-free… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The University of Michigan experience with extracorporeal life support (ECLS) in 1000 consecutive patients between 1980 and 1998… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
CONTEXT Survival rates for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest are low; published survival rates in Ontario are only 2.5%. This study… (More)
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1999
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1999
OBJECTIVE To determine current views of European intensive care physicians regarding end-of-life decisions. DESIGN A… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Mechanical ventilators are used to provide life support for patients with respiratory failure. But over the long term, these… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
To determine whether limits to life-sustaining care are becoming more common, we attempted to quantify the incidence of… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
We investigated decisions to withhold or withdraw life support from patients in the medical-surgical intensive care units at the… (More)
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