The 2019 American Heart Association Update has arrived!1 CanadiEM has partnered with the AHA to produce a three part infographic series highlighting new guideline changes. Our infographics visually summarize recommendations new to the 2019 update. Part two of our infographic series focuses on updates to the 2019 Pediatric ALS Guidelines. You can find the full article by the AHA here.
Updates to the 2019 Pediatric ALS Guidelines include:
- The use of advanced airways during pediatric resuscitation
- Targeted temperature management
- The use of extracorporeal CPR
To view the full 2019 AHA focused update guidelines, visit https://professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_505083_2019-Focused-Update-on-AdultPediatric-Basic-Advanced-Life-Support-Neonatal-L.jsp?utm_campaign=sciencenews19-20&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_content=phd11-14-19.
Part one of our series reviewed the new Adult ACLS guidelines, which can be found here. Stay tuned for our final infographic in the series: Systems of Care updates. You can find all of the 2019 AHA Guidelines Update infographics hosted on Heart and Stroke here!
This infographic was reviewed by the AHA and CanadiEM.
This post was uploaded by Andy Tolmie.
- 1.Duff J, Topjian A, Berg M, et al. 2019 American Heart Association Focused Update on Pediatric Advanced Life Support: An Update to the American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Circulation. November 2019:CIR0000000000000731. doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000731