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Unformatted text preview: vehicle accidents s Stabbings Cardiac Arrest in Pregnancy
s Gunshot wounds s Assaults s Falls s Attempted suicide Circulation, 2000 and 2010.
Circulation, ACLS guidelines in
s American Heart Association’s ACLS
algorithms can be applied without
modification. s Defibrillation energy, drug dosages, and
ventilation-compressions ratios are the
same. Circulation, 2010
Circulation, 2010 Special considerations
s D/C fetal monitor
during s Early intubation to
reduce risk of
aspiration. s Chest compressions
higher on the chest
than for the nonthan
pregnant patient. s Proper position - left
tilt a must.
tilt Left lateral uterine displacement
s Manually displaced - one member of
the team moves the uterus to left side.
the s Place pillow or wedge unde...
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