2015 AHA ECC Guidelines – Part 2

This is the second post of a multi-part series reviewing the 2015 AHA ECC Guidelines. Reference Part 5: Adult Basic Life Support and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Quality Epidemiology of sudden cardiac arrest The guidelines make this sobering observation: 70% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur in the home and 50% are unwitnessed. Only 10.8% of patients who […]

October 29, 2015

2015 AHA ECC Guidelines – Part 1

This is the first post of a multi-part series reviewing the 2015 ECC Guidelines. The eagerly awaited 2015 AHA ECC Guidelines have been published (see also ERC Guidelines 2015) and the internet is buzzing as paramedics, nurses, and physicians all over the world comment about what has changed and what has stayed the same. Whatever your […]

October 28, 2015