Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest is an extremely challenging acute condition, where the interaction between lay rescuers and professionals plays an enormous role. Even a few minutes delay may be catastrophic for the patient. All players must therefore join forces here.
Christian Hassager (ACVC President)
Bernard Cosyns (EACVI President)
Koen Monsieurs (ERC President)
Maurizio Cecconi (ESICM President)
Jan Belohlavek (EuroELSO President)
Abdo Khoury (EUSEM President)
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest is an emergent and extremely challenging condition. Emergent rescue within carefully planned systems of care, including lay rescuers and professionals of various disciplines, are of paramount importance in saving patients lives.