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How to provide emergency cardiovascular care, including CPR, for children with COVID-19

Practice News Coronavirus

The American Heart Association (AHA) and American Academy of Pediatrics have now shared recommendations for providing emergency cardiovascular care, including CPR, to pediatrics patients with known or suspected COVID-19.

The American Heart Association (AHA) and American Academy of Pediatrics have now shared recommendations for providing emergency cardiovascular care, including CPR, to pediatrics patients with known or suspected COVID-19. 

Provided is the interim guidance, available here, which contains information from the CDC; providers outside of the United States should seek up-to-date recommendations from the World Health Organization or other local resources. "Many of the recommendations are similar to the AHA’s guidance on emergency cardiovascular care for adult patients with known or suspected COVID-19, which was issued back in March."

Read the full article in Cardiovascular Business News>>  

View the Interim Guidance for Healthcare Providers Caring for Pediatric Patients>>