European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation 2015: Section 4. Cardiac arrest in special circumstances

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Abstract

Irrespective of the cause of cardiac arrest, early recognition andcalling for help, including appropriate management of the deteri-orating patient, early defibrillation, high-quality cardiopulmonaryresuscitation (CPR) with minimal interruption of chest compres-sions and treatment of reversible causes, are the most importantinterventions.In certain conditions, however, advanced life support (ALS) guidelines require modification. The following guidelines for resuscitation in special circumstances are divided into three parts: special causes, special environments and special patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)148-201
Number of pages54
JournalResuscitation
Volume95
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Cardiac arrest
  • Electrolyte disorders
  • Hypothermia
  • Trauma

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