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*******January 2015

ECC/ILCOR 2015 CPR Guideline changes:


Through February 28: AHA & ILCOR Seeking Public Comment on Scientific Evidence Evaluation Questions

It's been an exciting few days in Dallas at the AHA-hosted Consensus on Science Conference (C2015), where we've seen many productive conversations about systematic evidence evaluations for CPR and emergency cardiovascular care (ECC).

We’re excited to see the public comments coming in from many of you online. As a stakeholder in resuscitation care, the AHA encourages you and your peers and/or customers to visit to join in or continue the conversation!

As a reminder, the AHA and ILCOR (International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation) are seeking public comment about scientific evidence evaluation questions that will be used to develop the 2015 guidelines for CPR and ECC. ILCOR is using an online public commenting process with the objective of providing transparent and rigorous treatment recommendations based on high-quality systematic evidence reviews.

The public commenting process will continue through February 28th. All of the clinical and education questions and draft recommendations on a variety of resuscitation topics are now posted for review on ILCOR's Scientific Evidence Evaluation and Review System at

Each question posted focuses on a specific resuscitation topic and includes scientific evidence from relevant, peer-reviewed journals. These questions are addressed by one of ILCOR's 7 task forces:

  • Advanced Life Support Task Force

  • Basic Life Support Task Force

  • Pediatric Resuscitation Task Force

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Task Force

  • Education, Implementation and Teams Task Force

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome Task Force

  • First Aid Task Force

ILCOR's Consensus on Science with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR) is scheduled for online publication in the journal Circulation on October 15, 2015. Based in part on CoSTR, the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC will also be published on the same date.

Thank you for your participation in this invaluable process.



*******December 2013

Eliminating Mouth-to-Mouth Boosts CPR Results: Study


"Followed by use of easy-to-use publicly available defibrillators, chest compression alone kept more people alive with good brain function than traditional CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) with mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing, the study found."

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DPH of Greater Lawerence Preferred Contractor               Marlborough Savings Bank


Medical Reserve Corp - MRC Region 4a                           Norfolk MRC
        (30+ Massachusetts Communities)


Stow/Maynard MRC                                                          Town of Bedford CERT


Littleton/Boxborough MRC                                               Ashland MRC


Southborough CERT/MRC                                               Framingham MRC & Town Employees


Southborough Teen CERT                                               Burlington Reserve Corp & BoH Nurses


Peek~A~Boo! Home Day Care                                          Wrentham MRC


OSTA - Olympus Surgical Technologies America            Southborough Recreation Department


KAZ, Inc.                                                                          Baypath Elder Services Marlborough


Lexington MRC/BoH


Protonex - Southborough



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