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Acute emergency situations 

Acute emergency situations
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Acute emergency situations
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Lorna East

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199564385.003.013
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date: 20 November 2017

Chapter 13 addresses acute emergency situations, and focuses on causes and prevention of acute emergency situations, initial assessment of the patient in acute emergency situations, management of the patient in cardiac arrest, management of the patient with anaphylaxis, management of the patient in peri-arrest arrhythmias, post-resuscitation care, decisions relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)/ethics and resuscitation, and family presence during resuscitation.

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