Lebensrettende Systeme: Leitlinien des European Resuscitation Council 2021

Translated title of the contribution: Systems saving lives: European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021

Federico Semeraro, Robert Greif, Bernd W. Böttiger, Roman Burkart, Diana Cimpoesu, Marios Georgiou, Joyce Yeung, Freddy Lippert, Andrew S. Lockey, Theresa M. Olasveengen, Giuseppe Ristagno, Joachim Schlieber, Sebastian Schnaubelt, Andrea Scapigliati, Koenraad G. Monsieurs

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The European Resuscitation Council (ERC) has produced these Systems Saving Lives guidelines, which are based on the 2020 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Science with Treatment Recommendations. The following topics are covered: chain of survival, measuring performance of resuscitation, social media and smartphones apps for engaging the community, European Restart a Heart Day, World Restart a Heart, KIDS SAVE LIVES campaign, lower-resource setting, European Resuscitation Academy and Global Resuscitation Alliance, early warning scores, rapid response systems, and medical emergency team, cardiac arrest centres and role of dispatchers.

Translated title of the contributionSystems saving lives: European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)367-385
Number of pages19
JournalNotfall und Rettungsmedizin
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2021


  • Cardiac Arrest Center
  • Chain of survival
  • First responder systems
  • Lay resuscitation
  • Telephone assistet CPR

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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