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Basic Sciences:

  • Signs and symptoms of impending cardiorespiratory arrest.
  • Clinical features of serious illness.
  • Causes of acute airway obstruction, respiratory failure, shock and coma.
  • Principles of oxygen delivery and assisted ventilation.
  • Principles of fluid resuscitation.
  • Principles of inotropic support.
  • Principles and practice of defibrillation.
  • Hospital emergency codes.
  • Location and contents of hospital resuscitation trolleys and their contents.
  • Principles of teamwork and leadership in an acute emergency (Link PQC).
  • Local indications and contra-indications for ICU.
  • Basic Life Support.
  • Advanced Life Support.

Clinical Applications:

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