Developing and revising the American Heart Association guidelines for advanced cardiac life support.

A. K. Kirby, A. Sanders

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Cardiovascular nurses are active participants in implementing emergency cardiac care (ECC) guidelines as advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) providers and instructors. Cardiovascular nurses should play a key role in the ECC guidelines revision process. The article discusses the process of the most recent ECC guideline developments and revisions and describes subsequent changes to ACLs protocols.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-23
Number of pages9
JournalThe Journal of cardiovascular nursing
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1996


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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