Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Handbook

Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Handbook Summary

The Save a Life Initiative has just released its newest course: Basic Life Support. This manual is based on the 2020 Basic Life Support guidelines published by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation. The Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Handbook is a comprehensive resource intended for health care professionals currently enrolled in a Basic Life Support Certification or Recertification Course. It serves as the primary training material for BLS Certification and Recertification courses. Although it is primarily intended for professionals to use during their courses, the handbook was also created to serve as daily resource material for health care professionals. Information covered in the handbook includes Basic Life Support instruction for adults and children, AED usage, airway obstruction and rescue breathing techniques, and more. Specific Algorithms for BLS and more are also included within the handbook. All material included in this handbook is delivered in a manner meant to enhance learning in the most comprehensive and convenient way possible.

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Infant CPR rate4 star

I suggest that in neonatal resuscitations, CPR rate is 3:1 or if heart rate is >100 ventilation rate is squeeze-2-3.45


BLS iBook review5 star

Concise, readable and convenient location for easy access. Would recommend for a quick refresher before renewal.55

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