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Demystifying the cardiopulmonary code team response.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10121009     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To familiarize the reader with the sequence of events in a hospital-based cardiopulmonary resuscitation. DATA SOURCES: The American Heart Association's Textbook of Advanced Cardiac Life Support and the Standards and Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiac Care. DATA EXTRACTION: The roles and responsibilities of members of the cardiopulmonary code team are discussed. DATA SYNTHESIS: A typical code sequence is described, with emphasis on drug therapy. CONCLUSIONS: This information will provide a better understanding of the cardiopulmonary resuscitation team response and, in particular, the role of the pharmacist as an integral team member.
S L Bardas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of pharmacy technology : jPT : official publication of the Association of Pharmacy Technicians     Volume:  8     ISSN:  8755-1225     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pharm Technol     Publication Date:    1992 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-10-30     Completed Date:  1992-10-30     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8504643     Medline TA:  J Pharm Technol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  151-4     Citation Subset:  H    
Stanford University Hospital, CA 94305.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / methods*
Interdepartmental Relations
Interprofessional Relations
Models, Organizational
Models, Statistical
Patient Care Team / organization & administration*
Personnel, Hospital*
United States

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