What is the benefit of a coordinated team of responders for delivery of pediatric advanced life support (PALS)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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As with BLS, algorithms are a key component of pediatric advanced life support (PALS) and are designed to simplify and expedite recognition and treatment of life-threatening conditions. Unlike BLS, PALS typically involves a coordinated team of trained responders who are able to initiate several processes simultaneously.


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