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This is very much a starting point to inform you of the latest research and evidence in emergency prehospital care. The list that will appear here is in no way comprehensive. Updated 02/01/03

Decisions relating to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
A joint statement from:
British Medical Association
Resuscitation Council (UK)
Royal College of Nursing

February 2001 follow link>>>
Better Care for the Severely Injured
Royal College of Surgeons (England) paper
Accuracy of the advanced trauma life support guidelines for predicting systolic blood pressure using carotid, femoral, and radial pulses
Deakin,CD; Low,JL (2000): Accuracy of the advanced trauma life support guidelines for predicting systolic blood pressure using carotid, femoral, and radial pulses: observational study. BMJ 321, 673-674. (http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/321/7262/673)

New ESC GuidelinesESC New guidelines - 2 new reports: Discover the new recommendations on 'Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes: Acute Coronary Syndromes without Persistent ST Segment Elevation', and the guideline on 'Diagnosis and Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism'.
http://www.escardio.org/scinfo/guidelines.htm

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation by Chest Compression Alone or with Mouth-To-Mouth Ventilation
The New England Journal of Medicine -- May 25, 2000 -- Vol. 342, No. 21. Original article
Alfred Hallstrom, Leonard Cobb, Elise Johnson, Michael Copass
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