Out-of-hospital rules for termination of resuscitation in BLS and ALS resuscitation

Expiry Date
: 28/02/2027
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
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Predictive performance of termination of resuscitation rules are evaluated for the different AHA resuscitation protocols published.

Keywords: Advanced life support, Out of hospital cardiac arrest, Termination of resuscitation, Basic life support,

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article was to look at the various resuscitation techniques (based on AHA guidelines) in relation to BLS and ALS resuscitation rules and predictive performances where resuscitation guidelines have been updated but not yet validated against the termination of resuscitation rule.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. BLS and ALS protocols regarding resuscitation

  2. Termination of resuscitation rule
  3. AHA guidelines relating to CPR.

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
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  • The pass grade is 70%;
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