2017 AHA Focused Update on Adult and Pediatric Basic Life Support and CPR Quality

Published: November 07, 2017

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  • EMS-Delivered Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): Compression to ventilation ratio update.
  • Systems of Care: Dispatch-Assisted CPR for adults with suspected OHCA update.
  • Pediatric Basic Life Support (BLS): Recommendations on pediatric BLS update.

Read the full articles in Circulation

2017 Focused Updates on Adult & Pediatric BLS & CPR Quality

Karl Kern, MD, chair of AHA's Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee, explains the updated recommendations for CPR released by AHA on November 7, 2017. He also offers his thoughts on moving to a continuous evidence evaluation process.