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Basic Life Support

Basic Life Support or BLS is that level of medical care for those in a life-threatening situation until the arrival of proper medical care. BLS can be provided either by emergency medical personnel, trained medical professionals or by laymen trained in BLS. The techniques in BLS are mainly focused on airway maintenance, breathing and circulation. Use of automated external fibrillator or AED for defibrillation is a recent advance in BLS and has resulted in improved cardiac survival in cardiac arrest…

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