Thursday, March 3, 2016

CPR & ECC guidelines (Paramedics)

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"Editor’s note: This infographic and an article highlighting paramedical implications of the guidelines changes was published in Canadian Paramedicine. We encourage you to check out the full article and other great pieces at Learn more about the changes
These newly revised guidelines guidelines present evidence-base care for cardiac arrest patients, and they have greatly influenced the work all emergency providers (including paramedics). With each successive iteration, prehospital care has become more complex, more important, and most importantly, more successful. Survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest continues to climb, and is now consistently in double-digit territory in many areas in Canada… which is fantastics since it was well below 5% a decade ago. There is no doubt that paramedic implementation of cardiac arrest science is saving patients. We hope that we continue the upward trend of improved survival."
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