Free Article &
Editorial of the month
The November FREE EDITORIAL of the
month is Can survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest be
predicted from a victim's carbon emissions? (Scott T. Youngquist).
The November FREE ARTICLE of the month
formula for survival in resuscitation (Eldar Sřreide, Laurie Morrison,
Ken Hillman, Koen Monsieurs, Kjetil Sunde, David Zideman, Mickey Eisenberg,
Fritz Sterz, Vinay M. Nadkarni, Jasmeet Soar, Jerry P. Nolan, Utstein
Formula for Survival Collaborators).
people attended this very successful ERC symposium!
those who want to relive the atmosphere of the Hands-on sessions, poster
tours, CPR competition and so on, you can see all the pictures here and
the videos here.
available abstracts and posters can be downloaded here.
- The Pathway to Guidelines
your calendar for Bilbao, Spain: 15-17
Our traditional congress month has been advanced from October to May to
create an opportunity for you to come and discuss the new Guidelines before
they are finalised.
should be kept? What should change?
Come to Bilbao and share your opinion and ideas with key leaders of the
This time, we listen to you!
information on our website.
30 December 2013 - Peter
15 January 2013 -
15 March 2013 - Early
5 May 2013 - Late
Restart a Heart
first annual European Restart a Heart day was a huge success!
Councils all around Europe organised trainings, demonstrations and promo
events and taught hundreds of thousands of people CPR. In Germany, a
group of 12.000 children
were simultaneously taught CPR, and in Poland they went on to break this
record by holding a CPR demonstration involving 90.000
organised an event in the European Parliament to support their efforts to
spread CPR education across Europe. During this event, two German teenagers
taught European Commissioner Tonio Borg to perform CPR. You can find photos of the day on Facebook. The
walls of the Parliament were decorated with photos of children all over
Europe performing CPR, and we thank our Facebook fans for providing these beautiful and inspiring photos.
than 20 countries organised events to celebrate Restart a Heart day and you
can see some of them here.
You can also see some of the specially-created videos here.We would like to thank everyone
who worked hard to promote the day, to train the children and to spread the
three important messages that are central to the day:
- Your hands can save lives.
- CPR is easy to learn, children can do it.
- Doing something is always better than doing nothing.
course these actions are not limited to this one day. If you would like to
organise a training event, please feel free to use the Restart a Heart
material. The flyers and posters have been translated into Finnish, French,
German, Greek, Italian, Maltese, Dutch, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian,
Spanish and Swedish! Download
them here. The flyers describe the basic steps needed
to perform successful CPR.
the word! CALL – PUMP – SHOCK – SMILE
Restart a Heart day 16
Oct 2014 will be organised around the theme
"Saving loved ones",
save it in your diary and get involved!
delighted to present our two brand new CPR/AED videos.
These videos are the next step in making high quality resuscitation
available to all, presenting a demonstration of single-rescuer CPR and AED
skills which can be used during CPR/AED courses. A second sequence is shown
at the end of each video to demonstrate how to perform these skills as a
find the CPR video using an Ambu
mannequin at this
link and the version with a Laerdal mannequin here.
like to thank everyone whose hard work went into making these videos such high
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 financially able, to participate in ERC
Bursary will also apply for the ERC Congress in Bilbao (15-17 May 2014).
All information regarding the Peter Baskett Bursary applications for
Resuscitation 2014 can be found here.