Oct 6, 2007

Recent advances and controversies in adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Postgraduate Medical Journal
Wanis H Ibrahim

Abstract

Since its introduction more than four and half decades ago, the science of cardiopulmonary resuscitation has been enriched with a significant amount of scientific evidence. This in turn has led to the birth of new evidence based guidelines for resuscitation published by the European Resuscitation Council and the American Heart Association in late 2005. This article aims to review the recent advances and controversies in the science of resuscitation.

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Emergency Care
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Cardiopulmonary
Electroversion Therapy
Cardiac Arrest

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