Operational Medicine Medical Education and Training

Cardiac Impairment

CORRESPONDENCE COURSE

U.S. ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT CENTER AND SCHOOL

SUBCOURSE MD0571 EDITION 100

Cardiac Impairment


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Length: 108 Pages

Estimated Hours to Complete: 8

Format: PDF file

Size: 7.4 MB

Cardiac Impairment

Distance Learning Course
108 Pages
Est. 8 Hours
7.4 MB pdf file

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INTRODUCTION

In this subcourse, you will study cardiac arrest; basic life support, to include rescue breathing; chest compressions; and recognition and treatment of cardiac dysrhythmias. This information will aid you in maintaining and improving the health of soldiers. In that pursuit, do your best to achieve the objectives of this subcourse.

Subcourse Components:

This subcourse consists of three lessons:

Lesson 1 Basic Cardiac Life Support.

Lesson 2 Dysrhythmia Recognition and Treatment.

Lesson 3 Cardiac Arrest.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

1 BASIC CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT

Section I. General Information.

Section II. Rescue Breathing

Section III. Chest Compressions

Section IV. One-Rescuer Method CPR

Section V. Two-Rescuer Method CPR

Section VI. CPR Complications/CPR Termination

Exercises

2 DYSRHYTHMIA RECOGNITION AND TREATMENT

Section I. Dysrhythmia

Section II. Electrophysiology

Section III. Rhythms/Heart Blocks

Exercises

3 CARDIAC ARREST (DEFIBRILLATION)

Section I. Review of the Cardiovascular System and the Respiratory System.

Section II. General Considerations Regarding

Cardiac Arrest

Section III. Major Management Techniques of Cardiac Arrest.

Section IV. Cardioversion

 

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