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* What's New - September 2014

 

Management of cardiac arrest during neurosurgery in adults
The Working Group of the Resuscitation Council (UK), in conjunction with Neuroanaesthesia Society of Great Britain and Ireland, and Society of British Neurological Surgeons has published a
guide covering the management of cardiac arrest during neurosurgery

Published journal paper by NCAA entitled 'Incidence and outcome of in-hospital cardiac arrest in the United Kingdom National Cardiac Arrest Audit' available
The paper can be downloaded until 23 August 2014 - no sign up or registration to the journal website is needed - just click and read! http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1PIe-14RWFrLNR

Quality standards for CPR: Mental Health - inpatient care released
You can view/download the documents from our Quality Standards page.

A guide to Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)
This guide provides information about AEDs and how they can be deployed
in the community to help resuscitate a victim of cardiac arrest.


New Quality Standards for CPR training and practice have been released
You can view/download the documents from our Quality Standards page

Use of Adrenaline in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Our important statements page includes a link to this statement supporting the need for a randomised, controlled trial of adrenaline versus placebo in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
 

Lifesaver
A completely free, interactive, live-action film teaching CPR that you play like a game on your computer, smartphone or tablet from the Resuscitation Council.
 

Information on defibrillation of patients with implanted neurostimulators
Our Important statements page now includes a link to this advice issued by the MHRA with input from the Resuscitation Council.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Page last updated 1 September 2014

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