2019 AHA Guidelines Update: Systems of Care

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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 three of our infographic series focuses on updates to the 2019 Systems of Care Guidelines. You can find the full article by the AHA here.

Updates to the 2019 Systems of Care Guidelines include:

  • Recommendations on dispatcher assisted CPR
  • The role of specialized cardiac arrest centers

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.

Make sure to check out our other infographics in the 2019 AHA guidelines series. Updates to the Adult ACLS recommendations, and updates to the Pediatic ALS recommendations.

You can find all of the 2019 AHA Guidelines Update infographics hosted on Heart and Stroke here!

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This infographic was reviewed by the AHA and CanadiEM.

This post was uploaded by Andy Tolmie.

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    Panchal A, Berg K, Cabañas J, et al. 2019 American Heart Association Focused Update on Systems of Care: Dispatcher-Assisted Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Cardiac Arrest Centers: An Update to the American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Circulation. November 2019:CIR0000000000000733. doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000733

Sparsh Shah

Sparsh Shah is an incoming Emergency Medicine Resident at the University of Toronto. He has interests in trauma, global health, and healthcare innovation.
Alvin is currently a PGY5 in the FRCP EM program at McMaster University. He serves as Director of Design for CanadiEM and has interests in knowledge translation and health innovation.

Comilla Sasson

Comilla Sasson, MD, PhD is an Emergency Medicine Physician and serves as the Vice President of Science & Innovation, Emergency Cardiovascular Care at the American Heart Association.