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Basic life support

Nigel D. Robb and Jason Leitch

in Medical Emergencies in Dentistry

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198529316
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597536 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198529316.003.09

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Basic life support

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Introduction - Sequence of BLS for healthcare personnel where trauma to the cervical spine is not suspected - Sequence of chest compressions - Sequence of EAR - Alterations to BLS technique: two-person CPR - Alternative methods of ventilation - The use of airway adjuncts: the oropharyngeal airway - The recovery position - Modifications to BLS for the paediatric patient - The management of airway obstruction in the paediatric patient - Summary

Chapter.  4570 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medical Dentistry

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