What is the AHA algorithm for immediate post-cardiac arrest care in adults after ROSC?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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The following summarizes the AHA algorithm for adult immediate post‒cardiac arrest care after ROSC [43] :

  • Optimize ventilation and oxygenation

  • Treat hypotension

  • Perform a 12-lead ECG to determine whether acute ST elevation or ischemia is present

  • For ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), perform coronary reperfusion with PCI

  • TTM


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