pediatric advanced life support


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pediatric advanced life support (PALS)

a system of critical care procedures and facilities, such as the intensive care nursery, for the basic and advanced treatment of seriously ill or injured infants and children. It includes the neonatal resuscitation program as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association.

pe·di·a·tric ad·vanced life sup·port

(pē'dē-at'rik ad-vanst' līf sŭ-pōrt')
Assessment and maintenance of pulmonary and circulatory function in the period before, during, and after an instance of cardiopulmonary arrest in a child.

pediatric advanced life support

Abbreviation: PALS
The treatment, including basic and advanced life support, for stabilizing a critically ill or injured child.
See also: life support
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