Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivorship

Published: February 12, 2020

person performing CPR on a man outside.
  • With improved systems of care that more fully involve community and healthcare professionals, the number of people surviving cardiac arrest is increasing.
  • Systematic recommendations are lacking for the diverse cognitive, emotional, and physical impact on survivors and caregivers following cardiac arrest.
  • This statement aims to expand the scope of post-cardiac arrest considerations to include patients, caregivers, and rehabilitative healthcare partnerships.