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    1 Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) 1.1 Introduction Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally. Different types of cardiac operations are performed every day in hospitals varying in complexity to treat several lesions such as coronary artery bypass graft, heart valve replacement and total heart replacement. Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is a crucial technique employed in the majority of these operations (Punjabi and Taylor 2013). It takes over the function of the heart and lungs during the surgery to maintain the adequate circulation of oxygen and nutrients over the procedure. 1.1.1 Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) CABG is a common procedure that used CPB to treat the blockage of the coronary arteries. It diverts blood…

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    Importance Of Cpr Essay

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    Many people have careers that they would love to go into. Some of us will risk our lives for others whether that is in the forces, medical field, fire department or police department. I think it should be required that we as people should have to learn CPR. It is unknown when something may happen that we must respond to. Although, those are some of the main careers that need to know how to perform CPR, we should all be required to take a class or learn how to perform CPR. Although, we may never…

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    Education but I will follow Gibbs Model of Reflection (1998) to illustrate how attending and participating in practical classes on Emergency Life Support and seminars on Teamwork were instrumental in my development. This Model contemplates a six-stage cycle. (See Appendix 1) Description A three-hour Emergency Life Support course held in a practical room on Campus on 28th October and led by a local physiologist endeavoured to provide the knowledge and practical skills necessary to competently…

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    Many family members may experience uncertainty and fear when it comes to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) of a loved one. Families may desire to be present during resuscitation, while health care providers (HCP) may face a dilemma in allowing family presence during resuscitation (FPDR). FPDR consists of family members in close proximity to loved ones during physical efforts to preserve life (Leske, McAndrew, & Brasel, 2013). Research has been conducted to better understand the significance of…

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    observe their clients performing exercises to ensure they are doing the moves correctly. Trainers may also give diet and lifestyle suggestions when they are relevant to the fitness plan. Because of how emphasized good health is nowadays, the job industry for physical trainers is growing rapidly. Within the next five years, it is said that it will have grown 13%. They make a median of $33,000 and the potential for growth is huge as a trainer makes a name for themselves. Physical trainers much…

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    With the declaration of anatomical gift, one will allow someone over 18 years old to a gift by will, organ donor card or other documents (Marshall, 2007). Within the advanced directives, there is also a living will. This is documentation that guides your family and health providers through medical treatment the person wants to obtain if they are unable to communicate their wishes. “According to your state’s living will law, this document is considered legal as soon as you sign it and a witness…

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    Mandatory Cpr

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    the lack of CPR and First Aid training knowledge. How could this be? I mean most people have gone through many years of post-secondary education, but still so many lives are taken away. You go through all of your schooling, paying upwards of $100,000 but still no education on how to save an innocent person’s life. Shouldn’t everyone have the chance to be saved? People should not have to pay for CPR classes when they are older to learn the basic CPR and First Aid instructions. Recently, health…

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    Gps Application Narrative

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    I have had many moments recalling fond memories of the first time I stayed away from home by myself. It was at ALERT Academy in Sandy Springs Texas, and the program was called Skills Training for Emergency Preparedness, or STEP. The program was designed for Christian young ladies and was set up similarly to what I imagine boot camp would be like, though not as strict. While I was there, I learned canoeing, search and rescue, CPR, first aid, AED training, survival training, basic home…

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    A Career For A Nurse

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    anxiously awaiting a shockable rhythm on the monitor however, that shockable rhythm never displayed on the monitor. The doctor took charge of the situation, calling out when to administer the variety of drugs that could help the heart beat , when to stop and begin CPR, and when to check for any signs of life. It was a truly chaotic discombobulated scene, but all was united with one goal, to try to save the patients life. Like I said before, I have worked many codes so I had a good idea of what…

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    NURS 6303 Health Care Issues and Policy Critical Analysis #2 Adrieanna D. Cox March 27, 2017 Arkansas State University The aim of the article “After the DNR: Surrogates who persist in requesting cardiopulmonary resuscitation” is to examine the roles that physicians play in end of life care along with surrogates who insist that their loved ones receive CPR even if the patient’s treatment team does not see such treatment as beneficial to the patients care. The authors found that…

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