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December, 2017 issue 1217
MONTHLY FOCUS: Resuscitation
Perspectives on current resuscitation guidelines, techniques
By Greg Friese
Resuscitation guidelines for pediatric patients and pregnant women in cardiac arrest, as well as the efficacy of innovative techniques used during resuscitation, were discussed by five medical directors at the 2016 Gathering of Eagles XVIII EMS State of the Science program.

In the first presentation, Peter Antevy, MD, representing the Greater Broward County (Fla.) EMS medical directors association, answered three questions � should fluid be given to children in shock, should atropine be given before intubation, targeted temperature management after ROSC � in his presentation about pediatric resuscitation.
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