1. Publication: CPR, AEDs and the law

    An outline of the obligations and responsibilities of those who attempt the resuscitation of anyone suffering a suspected sudden cardiac arrest.

  2. Publication: Decisions relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (3rd edition - 1st revision)

    Joint guidance on anticipatory decisions about whether or not to attempt resuscitation in a person when their heart stops or they stop breathing.  

  3. Publication: A guide to Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

    A guide on how automated external defibrillators (AEDs) can be used anywhere, by anyone, to try to save the life of a person who has a cardiac arrest.

  4. Publication: Guidance for Safer Handling

    Guidance for care providers and resuscitation officers involved in the delivery of CPR, and for healthcare managers and moving-and-handling practitioners.

  5. Publication: Cardiovascular implanted electronic devices in people towards the end of life, during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and after death

    A series of detailed guidance documents on cardiovascular implanted electronic devices (CIEDs).

  6. Publication: Advanced Life Support (ALS) course - the past to the present

    RCUK's Dr Andrew Lockey provides a detailed insight into the history of the Advanced Life Support (ALS) course.

  7. Publication: Resuscitation to Recovery

    A National Framework to improve care of people with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) in England.

  8. Publication: Management of cardiac arrest during neurosurgery in adults

    This guidance covers the management of cardiac arrest during neurosurgery in adult patients.

  9. Publication: Consensus Paper on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in England

    This consensus paper explains the analysis of data on the incidence and survival rates of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) in England.

  10. Publication: Guidelines development process manual

    This manual describes the process used by Resuscitation Council UK to develop and update its Guidelines and Quality Standards, consistent with global evidence methods.