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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and pediatric advanced life support update for the emergency physician

Publication year
2008
Author(s)
Fuchs, S.
Pages
561-5; quiz 566-8
Volume
24
Number
8

Although pediatric cardiopulmonary arrest is uncommon, out-of-hospital survival is dismal. Through international consensus conferences, the American Heart Association develops new treatment recommendations for cardiopulmonary resuscitation every few years. The recent changes in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and pediatric advanced life support, with some background information about these changes, will be reviewed.

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