Sep 30, 2016

Current recommendations for basic/advanced life support : Addressing unanswered questions and future prospects

Medizinische Klinik, Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin
K FinkH-J Busch

Abstract

The revised guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation were implemented by the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) in October 2015. There were few changes concerning basic and advanced life support; however, some issues were clarified compared to the ERC recommendations from 2010. The present paper summarizes the procedures of basic and advanced life support according to the current guidelines and highlights the updates of 2015. Furthermore, the article depicts future prospects of cardiopulmonary resuscitation that may improve outcome of patients after cardiac arrest in the future.

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ERC1 protein, human
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Recycling Endosome
Cardiopulmonary
Best Practices
Electroversion Therapy
Cardiac Arrest

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