2010 BLS and ACLS Guideline Changes: Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome and Therapeutic Hypothermia

Morris, Susan
August 2011
Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing;2011, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p3
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the changes in the 2010 basic life support (BLS) and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) guidelines for post-cardiac arrest syndrome and therapeutic hypothermia (TH), released by The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR). The guidelines notes the need for prioritization and timely execution from a multi-disciplinary team in treating post-cardiac arrest syndrome. It also cites evidence on the effectiveness of mild TH for post-cardiac arrest syndrome.


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