Advanced cardiac life support drug algorithms are sets of instructions to standardize and increase the effectiveness of treatment of cardiac arrest and other life-threatening emergencies, such as stroke. Each of the seve... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Some topics for questions on an advanced cardiovascular life support test include how to respond to a patient who is not breathing, when and how to use an automated external defibrillator, and what drugs to give a patien... More » Education Standardized Tests

Some common Advanced Cardiac Life Support, or ACLS, algorithms include cardiac arrest, brachycardia, tachycardia, suspected stroke and acute coronary syndromes, reports the ACLS Training Center. Other algorithms include ... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels
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