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Survival comes down to identifying priorities, and addressing them in turn.

If you are unfortunate enough to fall into cold water, your most immediate concern is the need to breathe air: wearing an effective lifejacket that supports your airways clear of the water is an important step in preventing immersion death. 573 more words


off day today

i have the most boring off day today. ive been recuperating from my past night off morning afternoon afternoon shift and just tried waking up 10-ish a.m but failed. 68 more words

Q&A: Locking a folder

Q Is there a way to lock an individual folder, so that it can only be opened on entry of a pre-set password?

A The options for doing this are surprisingly limited, and none works in quite the way that you envisage. 216 more words



1 Keep up to date with advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) recommendations (i.e., maintain your knowledge base).

2 Promptly defibrillate a patient with ventricular fibrillation (V fib), or pulseless or symptomatic ventricular tachycardia (V tach). 556 more words

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Assistant Professor Michael Silvers named 2015 American Council of Learned Societies Fellow

Announcing the 2015 Central Program’s ACLS Fellows

4/2/2015 (source: http://www.acls.org/news/04-02-2015/)

The American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce the results of the… 227 more words

No Chest Compressions After Heart Surgery

It is reported that 1750-7250 of approximately 250,000 patients that undergo major heart surgeries every year will have a post-operative cardiac arrest.

There is new evidence that chest compressions are not the best answer. 1,760 more words

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