CPR vs. CCR | EMS Questions | WWJD 2/7/2013

Got a question on the differences and the EMS view between CPR and CCR or cardiocerebral resuscitation. So I gave a quick overview on this and showed a screencast of a sample protocol used by EMT’s and paramedics for CCR.


Do you use this method during initial cardiac arrest patients? Something similar? Post your comments below.

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  1. This is one of my favorite discussions in EMS. We introduced CCR to our system in 2011, and results have been so positive that we are now removing CPR from our Adult Resuscitation protocol and going “CCR only” for adults. Pit crew choreography is another vital component to making CCR work. We wrote two articles on resuscitation in our EMS newsletter last month, accessible here:
    http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs186/1106162828002/archive/1111989411565.html

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