Nov 19

Family and caregivers: AHA’s 2015 CPR and ECC Guidelines

By MD for Seniors

Last month the American Heart Association updated the guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care. Previously, the guidelines have been updated every five years, but now they will be changed to a web-based format that will be kept constantly up-to-date.

This is an important resource for any senior caregiver. Here’s some information about what’s new and what you can expect from the guidelines going forward.

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