Hospital Resources

Helpful Links

  • The University of Pennsylvania is home to the Center for Resuscitation Science whose website is chock full of resources including protocols for hospital hypothermia, frequently asked questions, training and references.
  • A consensus statement detailing post cardiac arrest syndrome was published in Circulation in 2008 Neumar, RW et al:  Post-Cardiac Arrest Syndrome: Epidemiology
  • Comprehensive website for medical professionals that provides information on caring and preventing disorders of the heart and circulation
  •  The MN Resuscitation Consortium at the University of Minnesota participates in novel resuscitation research to improve care once the patient arrives at the hospital. Read about protocols and research outcomes on their website.
To improve SCA survival rates within a community, the three levels of response – bystander, prehospital and hospital – must be connected and coordinated