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life support

Any medical procedure used to sustain the life of a patient in critical condition.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Mechanical ventilation is the most used short-term life support technique worldwide and is applied daily for a diverse spectrum… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
This chapter contains guidance on the techniques used during the initial resuscitation of an adult cardiac arrest victim. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Royal United… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Royal United… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The goal of therapy for bradycardia or tachycardia is to rapidly identify and treat patients who are hemodynamically unstable or… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Basic life support (BLS) refers to maintaining airway patency and supporting breathing and the circulation, without the use of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Part 8 : Advanced life support : 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
his new section of the guidelines stresses the mportance of preventing in-hospital cardiac arrest. ewer than 20% of patients… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Introduction Induction of moderate hypothermia (28°C to 32°C) before cardiac arrest has been used successfully since the 1950s to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
To determine whether limits to life-sustaining care are becoming more common, we attempted to quantify the incidence of… Expand
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