European Resuscitation Council and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Guidelines 2021: Post-resuscitation care

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The European Resuscitation Council (ERC) and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) have collaborated to produce these post-resuscitation care guidelines for adults, which are based on the 2020 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Science with Treatment Recommendations. The topics covered include the post-cardiac arrest syndrome, diagnosis of cause of cardiac arrest, control of oxygenation and ventilation, coronary reperfusion, haemodynamic monitoring and management, control of seizures, temperature control, general intensive care management, prognostication, long-term outcome, rehabilitation, and organ donation.


  • Jerry P. Nolan
  • Claudio Sandroni
  • Bernd W. Böttiger
  • Alain Cariou
  • Tobias Cronberg
  • Hans Friberg
  • Cornelia Genbrugge
  • Kirstie Haywood
  • Gisela Lilja
  • Véronique R.M. Moulaert
  • Nikolaos Nikolaou
  • Theresa Mariero Olasveengen
  • Markus B. Skrifvars
  • Fabio Taccone
  • Jasmeet Soar
External organisations
  • University of Warwick
  • Royal United Hospital, Bath
  • Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli
  • Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
  • University Hospital of Cologne
  • Cochin Hospital
  • Skåne University Hospital
  • Catholic University of Louvain
  • Saint-Luc University Hospital
  • University Medical Center Groningen
  • Athens General Hospital
  • Oslo university hospital
  • Helsinki University Central Hospital
  • Free University of Brussels (ULB)
  • Paris Descartes University
  • University of Groningen
  • University of Oslo
  • University of Helsinki
  • Hospital Erasme
  • Southmead Hospital
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Anesthesiology and Intensive Care
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)220-269
Number of pages50
Publication statusPublished - 2021
Publication categoryResearch