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Advanced Cardiac Life Support Algorithms:


Cardiac Arrest Circular Algorithm

Bradycardia Algorithm

Tachycardia Algorithm



Prehospital Fibrinolytic Checklist



Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Circulation 2010.

PALS Pulseless Arrest Algorithm


PALS Bradycardia Algorithm

PALS Tachycardia Algorithm

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Videos:

ACLS Overview
ACLS Megacode
PALS Systematic
Asessment

PALS Resuscitatin TEAM

Electrocardiography Videos:

Normal Sinus Rhythm
Heart Rate: 60-100 beats/minute
Regular Rhythm

Bradyarrhythmias:

Sinus Bradycardia
Heart Rate < 60 beats/minute
Regular Rhythm
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First degree AV block
Prolonged PR > 0.2 seconds
Regular Rhythm
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Second degree AV block
Mobitz type 1
Gradual increase in PR interval
till one beat is completely blocked
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Second degree AV block
Mobitz type 2
For every 2 or more P waves
there is one QRS complex.
Usually needs pacemaker
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Third degree AV block
P waves and QRS complexs occur
at different but constant rate.
Usually needs pacemaker
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Tachyarrhythmias:

Narrow-QRS-complex (SVT) tachycardias

Sinus tachycardia
Heart rate > 100 beats per minute
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Atrial Fibrillation
Irregularly irregular ventricular rhythm
P waves replaced by fibrillation waves
Normal QRS complexes
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Atrial Flutter
Fast atrial rate
P waves replaced by flutter waves
Regular ventricular rhythm
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Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
P waves are obscured
Regular ventricular rhythm
SVT – wiki
Includes AV nodal reentry, Accessory pathway–mediated tachycardia, Atrial tachycardia (including automatic and reentry forms), Multifocal atrial tachycardia (MAT), Junctional tachycardia

Wide-QRS-complex (SVT) tachycardias

Ventricular Tachycardia
Three of more
Ventricular Premature Beats
Regular rhythm at 160-200/min
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Ventricular Fibrillation
Choatic waves
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Torsade De Pointes

QRS complexes of changing amplitude
Prolonged QT interval (LQTS)
Preceded by long and short RR-intervals
Rate > 200-250/min
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Other

Premature atrial contractions (PAC)

Atrial premature complexes (APC)
Atrial premature beats (APB)
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Premature ventricular contraction (PVC)

Ventricular premature contraction(VPC)
Ventricular premature beat (VPB), or v
Ventricular extrasystole (VES)
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