Advanced cardiac life support

Dr John Kennedy, MBBS, FACEM, MPHTM
Senior Staff Specialist Emergency Physician and Director of Emergency Medicine Training at the Royal North Shore Hospital, NSW.

Cardiac arrest is infrequently managed by GPs, making it difficult to remain familiar with current protocols. An understanding of the evolving evidence and controversies behind cardiac arrest guidelines may help GPs feel more comfortable with arrest management. The approach begins with BLS and moves onto the group of interventions known as Advanced Cardiac Life