Acute Coronary Syndromes Case
The AOL ' '
S prowder must have the baSIC knowledge to assess and stabilize patients with
ACS. Patients in this case hair ‘
. 9 Signs and symptoms of ACS fnciuo‘in ‘
Will use the ACS Algorithm as the guide to clinical strateg
Identification of Chest Discomfort Suggestive of Ischemia (Box 1)
Signs and Conditions You should know how to identify chest discomfort su
ggestive of ischemia. Conduct a _
prompt and targeted evaluation of every patient whose initial
' 1'5: .
' 'an should not delay diag-
uivocal or uncertain cases. Consultation delays
ased hospital mortality rates.
. Potential delay during the in-hospital evaluation period may occur from door to data
(ECG), from data to decision, and from decision
American Heart Association
2| . a. b.
22. a. b.
23. a. b.
24. a. b.
25. a. b.
26. a. b.
27. a. b.
28. a. b.
29. a. b.
30. a. b.
3 l . a. b.
32. a. b.
33. a. b.
34. a. b.
35. a. b.
36. a. b.
37. a. b.
Table 2 provides an overview of the ACLS Survey. The ACLS cases provide details on
Table 2. The ACLS Survey
Action as Appmpriate
Airway 0 Maintain airway patency in unconscious patients
by use of the head tilt—chin lift
- If. ”whole, nozto Box 10
- "electrical-activity.- check
pulae: If no Balsa. so to
Box 10 _
v H' pulsepruent. begin
Heart rate <60 born and
CHAPTER 12 The Design of Health Systems ANNE J. MILLS AND M.
Health systems are the means whereby many of the programs and
interventions discussed in earlier chapters of this book are planned and
delivered. They are a crucial influence on the
We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.
John C. Maxwell
Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.
John C. Maxwell
The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for
our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow
CHAPTER 13 Management and Planning
for Global Health
ANDREW GREEN, CHARLES COLLINS, AND
What Is Management?
This chapter focuses on an area essential
within global health for all parts of public
healthmanagement. We focus particularly on