AHA Guidelines for Pediatric CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

The American Heart Association (AHA) constantly provides guidelines on caring for persons with heart disease based on research and scientific findings. The recent guidelines released in October 2020 base emphasis on the following areas:

  • Improved algorithms and visual aids to guide resuscitation procedures.
  • Significance of early CPR by lay rescuers.
  • Significance of early epinephrine administration.
  • Real-time audiovisual feedback in the delivery of high-quality CPR.
  • Ongoing measurement of end-tidal carbon dioxide (ETCO2) blood pressure and during ACLS resuscitation.
  • Patient care after the return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC).
  • Care for cardiac arrest patients after discharge from hospital.
  • Management of cardiac arrest in expectant mothers.
  • Handling of opioid emergencies and early CPR by bystanders.

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First AID Procedure is Easy to Learn at AHA

The American Heart Association commonly known as AHA is the leading non-profit organization working in the United States to raise public awareness about cardiovascular diseases. AHA organization also fosters efforts made for the availability of proper cardiac diseases treatments and works for the reduction of resulting disabilities and deaths due to these cardiac, vascular diseases.

The American Heart Association’s motto is “learn and live” which clearly reflect their aim and objectives. Having headquarters in Dallas, Texas AHA is volunteering on a national level to build a society free of cardiovascular diseases. Since its inception in 1994, the organization is working on a charitable basis and ranked 5th among 100 charitable organizations in America.

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