New arrhythmia guidelines 2017

Being a resuscitation educator commonly requires discussion of the dilemmas of arrhythmia management. This is an area we don’t delve into everyday so achieving true ‘expertise’ is a challenge. Guidelines often come to the rescue in such life-threatening and time dependent situations. The American Heart Association (AHA) has released updated recommendations for the management of […]… Continue Reading

ILCOR 2017 update

We are happy to announce IlCORS' first annual CoSTR updates! Published in this months edition of 'Resuscitation': — ILCOR (@Ilcor_org) December 7, 2017

Midazolam is not an ACLS drug

Great work team! Midazolam associated with worse outcomes so we have introduced fentanyl and/or ketamine if awareness is present during CPR — Stephen Bernard (@AmbVicMedic) February 23, 2017

A perfect resuscitation saves a patient This was contributed by Dr. Johanna Moore, one of my Hennepin Colleagues who researches CPR, along with Keith Lurie and Demetris Yannopoulos. She translated her research knowledge into a spectacular resuscitation.Case A 54 year old male presented via ambulance to the Emergency Department (ED) in cardiac arrest. He was found down outside a clinic,… Continue Reading


The Norwegian Resuscitation Council has released revised guidelines for CPR, and presented them at the Scandinavian conference for emergency medicine, SAM 16. These recommendations might differ from international recommendations. Click image or “more” for a quick English translation and run-through … Continue reading → via NEW CPR GUIDELINES —