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


A.N. Kuzovlev

V.A. Negovsky research institute of general reanimatology of the Federal Research and Clinical Center of Intensive Care Medicine and Rehabilitology, Moscow

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

For citation: Kuzovlev AN. Advanced Life Support in Cardiac Arrest — Current Guidelines and Outstanding Investigations. Intensive Care Herald. 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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