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ACS

Acute coronary syndrome

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ALS

advanced life support

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AMI

acute myocardial infarction

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CCF

Chest compression fraction

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CPSS

Cincinnati Prehospital Stroke Scale

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CQI

continuous quality improvement

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DNAR

do not attempt resuscitation

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ECC

emergency cardiovascular care

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IHCA

in hospital cardiac arrest

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MACE

major adverse cardiac events

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MET

medical emergency team

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NIH

National institutes of health

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what is the national survival rate for IHCA?

24%

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More than half of IHCAs are due to __ failure or _____

Respiratory
hypovolemic shock

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NINDA

National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke

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NSTE-ACS

Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome

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NSTEMI

Non-ST Elevation MI

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OHCA

Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

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PCI

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

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ROSC

Return of Spontaneous Circulation

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RRT

Rapid response team

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rTPA

Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator

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STEMI

ST elevation MI

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TCP

transcutaneous pacing

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TTM

Targeted Temperature Management

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UA

unstable angina

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The most common cause of out of hospital cardiac arrest is ______

ischemia from coronary artery disease

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______ may be the first indicators of cardiac arrest in the adult patient

brief seizures

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ROSC occurs when an arrested patient comes out of arrest and displays what 3 things?

1. pulse and adequate BP

2. abrupt increase in EtCO2 >40 mmHg

3. spontaneous arterial BP waves with IV monitoring

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what is a prominent sign of ROSC?

sudden increase in EtCO2