pediatric advanced life support
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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.
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pediatric advanced life supportAbbreviation: 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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