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Cardiac Arrhythmias by Claire Perry 1 | CPR St. Louis

By at December 21, 2012 | 2:47 pm | 1 Comments

An arrhythmia is defined as any variation from the normal rhythm in the heartbeat.  When the heart beats, the electrical impulses that cause it to contract follow a specific pathway through the heart.  Heart arrhythmias occur when the electrical impulses that control the heartbeat do not work properly, causing the heart to beat either too fast, too slow, or more...

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Control Microbial Growth – Microbiology Outline Notes

By at October 22, 2012 | 5:50 pm | 2 Comments

Microbiology Control of Microbial Growth   I. Terminology A. Sterilization – removal or destruction of all microbial life (including endospores) B. Disinfection – destruction of pathogens; does not remove all microbial life, but decreases the numbers 1. Disinfectant – chemical used on a surface (kitchen counter) 2. Antiseptic – chemical more...

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Microbial Genetics – Microbiology Outline Notes

By at October 8, 2012 | 5:22 pm | 0 Comment

Microbiology Lecture Notes Microbial Genetics I. Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) A. 2 Strands, Double helix B. Composed of Nucleotides 1. Phosphate, deoxyribose sugar, nitrogen base 2. Nitrogen Bases a. Adenine (A), Guanine (G), Thymine (T), Cytosine (C) 3. A--T and C---G are complementary bases, hydrogen bonded to each other C. DNA Replication 1. Parental DNA more...

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How to Provide Breaths | Respiratory Arrest | CPR St. Louis

By at February 26, 2012 | 7:06 am | 0 Comment

This CPR St. Louis video shows exactly how to give rescue breaths for someone in respiratory arrest. Watch as Nurse Kimberly from CPR St. Louis demonstrates the correct technique as per the American Heart Association (AHA) 2010 guidelines. Please Share This Video if it helped you! Thank more...

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How To Deliver Chest Compressions | CPR St. Louis

By at February 26, 2012 | 6:56 am | 0 Comment

This video shows exactly how to deliver chest compressions. In 2010 the American Heart Association (AHA) made updates concerning Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR. Watch as Nurse Kimberly from CPR St. Louis demonstrates the correct technique of AHA chest compressions. Share this Video more...

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