Cardiopulmonary bypass

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  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass Report

    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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  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

    The purpose of the project is to teach professionals, faculty, students, Buddhist nuns, and others in advancing their understanding of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (“CPR”), and basic forms of first-aid focusing on splints and burns. As one who is certified to administer CPR by the American Red Cross (“ARC”), I relied heavily on the ARC in preparing my presentation. (American Red Cross, 2015). I also used mannequins in my presentation to demonstrate how to administer CPR. All of the training…

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  • The Importance Of CPR In Medical Shows

    Often seen in medical shows, like Grey’s Anatomy, CPR is a real lifesaving technique that saves many lives daily. Medical shows tend to be more glamorous and not as grounded as the realistic profession is. A common misconception with CPR and television is that a few minutes with CPR a patient is well. Anyone can learn this skill but television does not give the full functioning picture. This incredible skill is taught to many from lifeguards to a stay at home parent. The ability to learn CPR is…

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  • A Career For A Nurse

    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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  • Gps Application Narrative

    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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  • The Last Word On The Last Breath Analysis

    In a short article, “The Last Word on the Last Breath” by Jan Hoffman, published by The New York Times, the author discusses the statistics of do not resuscitate, CPR, and the fights families and doctors face while up against this therapeutic technique. The author is discussing the topic on how do not resuscitate has been an issue for several years. Hoffman explains the effects with do not resuscitate and the effects that come with CPR. Discussing whether the decision should be left up to the…

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  • Essay On Defibrillation

    Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest or OHCA is an abrupt loss of cardiac function in a public setting, usually occurring instantly or soon after symptom development (American Heart Association [AHA], 2014-a). Defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR are well-documented variables in predicting poor OHCA outcomes (Bur et al. 2001). CPR is the method of compressing a patient’s chest at 100 beats per minute, providing adequate blood flow to the body’s vital organs, preserving life (New…

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  • The Importance Of Futile Interventions

    benefits) to make the decision. If the patient has not legally assigned a health care proxy, laws are made to choose the person that will take the decisions for him. 1. A guardian specifically authorized by the court to make such decisions. 2. Your spouse, if not legally separated from you, or your domestic partner. 3. Your son or daughter 18 years of age or older. 4. Your parent. 5. Your brother or sister 18 years of age or older. 6. Your close friend. That is if the patient has not…

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  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Case Study

    Family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation has been a topic of intense debate within the medical community. Medical professionals have concerns regarding the efficiency of the code process as well as the safety for all parties involved when family is allowed to stay for resuscitation. In contrast, family members desire to remain close to their loved ones, in what may be the last moments of their life. Meeting the psychosocial needs of the patient as well as their family members is at…

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  • A Great Nurse

    also a life saver measure in CPR. This song is a trick to know the right amount of compressions to do per minute to an unresponsive person. This trick is one of the many tricks a nurse remembers to do their job efficiently. While a nurse is working in a CPR situation, there are certain traits nurses need to handle this and other stressful situations. Under these situations, the best types of people who can make a great nurse are problem solvers, caregivers, and hard workers. The first…

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