What does Advanced Life Support (ALS) mean?

The Term Advanced Life Support is used to describe advanced equipment and procedures such as cardiac monitoring (including 12 lead electrocardiogram [ECGs]), cardiac pacing, intravenous access (starting IVs), endotracheal intubation (the placement of a breathing tube into the airway), chest decompressions, and the delivery of life saving medications.

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