Advanced Life Support in Cardiac Arrest — Current Guidelines and Outstanding Investigations


A.N. Kuzovlev

Federal Research and Clinical Center of Intensive Care Medicine and Rehabilitology, Moscow, Russia

For correspondence: Artem N. Kuzovlev — MD, PhD, DrMed, head of the laboratory of clinical pathophysiology of critical states of the Federal Research and Clinical Center of Intensive Care Medicine and Rehabilitology, Moscow, Russia; e-mail:

For citation: Kuzovlev AN. Advanced Life Support in Cardiac Arrest — Current Guidelines and Outstanding Investigations. Intensive Care Herald. 2017;3:53–57. DOI:10.21320/1818-474X-2017-3-53-57

The current review highlights the European Resuscitation Council 2015 and the Russian National Resuscitation Council 2015 guidelines on advanced life support. The review reflects the key elements of the in-hospital advanced life support algorithm, results of the largest modern studies and outlines promising areas of scientific development.

Keywords: cardiac arrest, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, advanced life support, defibrillation, guidelines

Received: 09.04.2017

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