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The 2010 Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is co-author of the 2010 Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) in North America and the Canadian leader in resuscitation science, education and training. 

The guidelines are reviewed every five years and updated only when evidence is clear that changes will improve survival rates. The 2010 guidelines are based on input from 356 resuscitation experts from 29 countries.  

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The 2010 Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (full document)


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