Update 1990 pp 632-642 | Cite as

When to Stop CPR?

  • M. Gauthier
  • J. Lacroix
Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 10)


Basic life support techniques (BLS) and more advanced therapies for emergency treatment and stabilization of patients in the postarrest phase (ACLS) are well known to emergency physicians and intensivists. The medicolegal considerations of resuscitation, namely the obligation to provide, and the indications for withholding or withdrawing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) [1] are less familiar to most health care providers.


Cardiac Arrest Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Basic Life Support Emergency Medical Service System Electromechanical Dissociation 
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