Article of the Week

Article of the Week: AHA Guidelines

It’s the hot-off-the-presses AHA guidelines for CPR.

It’s hard to get excited about guidelines but you will notice a few changes to cardiac arrest resuscitation.
Notable changes include…
– No longer using Vasopressin in place of Epi.
– Amiodarone>Lidocaine
– Mg should not be used routinely.
– ETCO2 to monitor for correct ETT placement and predictor of survival.
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