Free Article &
Editorial of the month
The September Free Editorial of the
month is Restart a Heart Day: A strategy by the European
Resuscitation Council to raise cardiac arrest awareness (Marios
The September Free Article of the
month is Clinical state transitions during advanced life support
(ALS) in in-hospital cardiac arrest (Trond Nordseth, Daniel Bergum,
Dana P. Edelson, Theresa M. Olasveengen, Trygve Eftestřl, Rune Wiseth,
Benjamin S. Abella, Eirik Skogvoll).
pre-registration deadline for Resuscitation 2013
your calendar for Resuscitation 2013!
This 2-day event will take place on 25th
and 26th October 2013 in Kraków, Poland.
Pre-registration is possible until October 7. After that date, only onsite
registration will be possible.
our Principal Sponsor, is organising a lunch symposium on Saturday 26th
October that reviews resuscitation
in unusual settings and circumstances (in room 3).
Saturday, Philips, a Major Sponsor, is organising a symposium on High Quality CPR.
More information can be found here.
grateful to Laerdal, our other Major Sponsor, for providing the manikins
for our CPR competition.
information visit the official Congress website.
The preliminary programme can be downloaded here.
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP :
Arrest Therapeutic Hyothermia - A "How-to" Course
24 October (the day before the Symposium)
14:00 - 20:00
Radisson Blu, Krakow,
Led by a
highly-experienced physician and nurse team at the University of
Pennsylvania, this one-day workshop will update the participants with
practical information about the implementation
of post-arrest cooling therapy to improve outcomes.
small group discussions, problem-based learning and short lectures,
participants will learn the newest information about practical questions
such as: Inclusion/exclusion criteria for hypothermia? What side effects
should one look for? How should side effects be managed? How can the brain
be monitored during cooling therapy?
workshop is ideal for physicians or nurses who are actively involved in the
clinical care of patients following cardiac arrest.
limited to 30
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
for further information.
Registration fee is 50
Restart a Heart
Day - photo competition
like to involve YOU in the launch of the first ever European Restart a Heart Day!
our Facebook photo
competition "Children doing or learning CPR"
by sending your photo in a message (or email your photo to Hilary@erc.edu) by
the 30th of
photos will be exhibited in the European Parliament for a whole week along
with photos from our National Resuscitation Councils.
information on the European Restart a Heart Day (16th of October) can be
the Associate Gold Members
membership of the ERC General Assembly includes four representatives of the
Associate Gold Members: the Associate Representatives. Their task is
primarily to represent the interests of all Associate Gold Members, thereby
increasing the input of this group of members within the General Assembly.
Associate Representatives were elected for the first time in June 2011, for
a (renewable) term of 2 years. Earlier this year a call for candidatures
for the next term was launched. Over the summer a voting was organized and
the Gold Members elected their Associate Representatives for the next 2
2. Uwe KREIMEIER (Germany)
3. Freddy LIPPERT (Denmark)
4. Peter PAAL (Austria)
Bursary - Resuscitation 2014, Bilbao
together with the Laerdal Foundation, have established a bursary in order
to make it possible for ERC instructors from countries with a lower Gross
National Income or those not being able financially, to participate in ERC
Bursary will also apply for the ERC Congress in Bilbao (15-17 May 2014).
More information regarding the Peter Baskett Bursary applications for
Resuscitation 2014 will soon be available!
Free CPR Workshops
this month, free CPR Workshops were organized at
the 2013 Congress of the European Society of Cardiology (1-2-3 September,
initiative was a joint collaboration from ERC, ESC, ACCA and EHRA.
huge "thank you" to the ERC Course Directors and ERC Instructors
who volunteered their time and skills to make these workshops such a
Nikolaos Nikolaou, Hans
Domanovits, Monika Grünfeld, Robert Lichtveld, Nadine Stomilovic, Benoit
Cardos, Hany Girgis, Esther Landman, Driekes van der Weert, Linda Veenis,
Aart Ketelaar, Tom Schmitte, Diana Cimpoesu, Panagiotis Koukopoulos and
The next CPR Workshops will be organized at
the 2013 Congress of the Acute Cardiac Care Association (12-13-14 October
in Madrid). Be sure to drop by if you are attending this congress!