Advanced cardiac life support
I found out that my MD provided ACLS to my uncle when he had his heart attack. What a small world!
|ALS||Advanced life support|
|BLS||Basic life support|
|UNADR||You need a doctor|
|AMA||American Medical Association|
|CGM||Continuous Glucose Monitoring|
An acronym that represents the urgent treatment given to persons suffering from life-threatening medical emergencies, such as cardiac arrest and stroke; provided by qualified health care providers that can manage the victim's airway, read and interpret electrocardiograms, understand emergency pharmacology, and initiate IV access.