Which areas of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and emergency cardiovascular care (ECC) are covered in the AHA guidelines?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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The guidelines include recommendations in the following areas:

  • Ethical Issues

  • Adult basic life support (BLS)

  • Alternative techniques and ancillary devices for CPR

  • Adult advanced cardiac life support (ACLS)

  • Post–cardiac arrest care

  • Acute coronary syndromes

  • Cardiac arrest in special circumstances

  • Pediatric BLS

  • Pediatric ACLS

  • Neonatal resuscitation


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