TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Morris, Susan
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing;2011, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
66286086

 

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