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Resuscitation: Ten steps for improving survival from sudden cardiac arrest

This supplement is designed to serve as a guide that lays out 10 steps that will lead to an increase in cardiac arrest survival in your community. It is a practical guide, full of concrete suggestions and specific training tools. The faculty of the Resuscitation Academy hope you embrace these ideas. Sponsors of this supplement include the American Heart Association, Laerdal Medical Corporation, Physio-Control Inc. and ZOLL Medical Corporation.


Reach for the Higher-hanging Fruit

Cardiac arrest survival rates improve when a group of passionate individuals create a plan, divide and conquer, & continually work together.

Plan of Action

Ten steps for change.

Resuscitation Academy

A two-way exchange of information.

The Seven Resuscitation Academy Mantras

At every Resuscitation Academy class, the faculty sets the stage with a few expressions we hope encapsulate a tiny bit of wisdom.

Putting Plans into Action

A how-to guide.

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