Heartsaver CPR | It’s High Time for Employees to Become #CPRCertified, Here’s Why

heartsaver cpr Heartsaver CPR | It’s High Time for Employees to Become #CPRCertified, Here’s Why CPR or cardiopulmonary resuscitation is performed as an attempt to preserve the victim’s brain function until medical aid becomes available to take further steps. It is an essential skill and although it is relatively less frequently discussed in workplace contexts, [...]

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PALS 2019: 6 Facts About Congenital Heart Disease (CHD)

pals PALS 2019: 6 Facts About Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Fact #1: Congenital means existing at birth. CHD occurs when the heart or the blood vessels close to it do not normally develop before birth. https://youtu.be/hsf3Bm52oSo Fact #2: Congenital Heart Disease and Congenital Heart Defect are often used to refer to the same heart [...]

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Physician Assistant vs Nurse Practitioner | PA vs NP

physician assistant vs nurse practitioner Physician Assistant vs Nurse Practitioner | PA vs NP Definition Physician Assistant -  a professional who practices medicine in collaboration or under indirect supervision of a physician, i.e. depending on state laws. Physicians is not necessarily on-site with physician assistants. Collaboration or supervision often occurs via electronic means and when [...]

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AHA Updates 2019: Facts About Pericarditis

aha updates 2019 AHA Updates 2019: Facts About Pericarditis What is pericarditis? It refers to inflammation of the pericardium. Pericardium refers to the two thin layers of a sac-like tissue that surround the heart. Their purpose is to hold the heart in place in place and help it work. Between these two layers, a small [...]

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AHA PALS 2019: “Innocent” Heart Murmurs

aha pals 2019 https://youtu.be/6SzrtTCtux8 First, what’s a heart murmur? To put it simply, heart murmur refers to the sounds you hear when you use a stethoscope to listen to your heartbeat, or more accurately, the sounds your doctor hears when he does such. What’s an “innocent” heart murmur? Fact #1: They are the sounds [...]

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AHA PALS 2019: 9 Facts About Kawasaki Disease

aha pals AHA PALS 2019: 9 Facts About Kawasaki Disease https://youtu.be/MK-dN5WVVrk Fact #1 Kawasaki disease affects children. Most patients are below five years old. The average age for patients with Kawasaki disease is two years old. Boys develop Kawasaki disease almost twice as often as girls. Infants under one year old usually have the [...]

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AHA ACLS 2019: Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

aha acls 2019 AHA ACLS 2019: Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) What is atrial fibrillation? According to the American Heart Association, Atrial fibrillation, also called AFib or simply AF, is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). AFib can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. It is the most common type of irregular [...]

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AHA ACLS 2019: Understanding Heart Valves

aha acls 2019 AHA ACLS 2019: Understanding Heart Valves https://youtu.be/6SzrtTCtux8 In order to completely comprehend your heart valve condition or the issues you or your cherished one might confront, you must first comprehend the rudiments of heart valves and circulation. The heart's main responsibility is to siphon oxygen-rich blood all through the whole body with [...]

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PALS Algorithms 2019: How to Know If the Pediatric Patient Requires Cardiopulmonary Support

pals algorithms 2019 PALS Algorithms 2019: How to Know If the Pediatric Patient Requires Cardiopulmonary Support Primary assessment on pediatric patients is crucial because it identifies complications that may lead to cardiac arrest. The following should be assessed in pediatric patients: Abnormal vital signsIrregular respirationsIrregular heart rate https://youtu.be/ylblGgydEbo Poor perfusionAbsence of distal pulsesPoor skin colorDelayed [...]

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PALS Algorithms 2019: AHA Issues A Scientific Statement on Management of Stroke in Neonates and Children

pals algorithms PALS Algorithms 2019: AHA Issues A Scientific Statement on Management of Stroke in Neonates and Children pals algorithms The last scientific statement on pediatric stroke was published ten years ago. Undeniably much has happened since then. The new scientific statement from the American Heart Association “represents a synthesis of data and a consensus [...]

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