Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a lifesaving technique for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Despite advances in resuscitation science, basic life support remains a critical factor in determining outcomes. The American Heart Association recommendations for adult basic life support incorporate the most recently published evidence and serve as the basis for education and training for laypeople and healthcare providers who perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
- AHA Scientific Statements
- basic life support
- cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- emergency treatment
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
- Physiology (medical)