Foreword
Preface: International guidelines 2000: The story and the science
The chain of survival
Action sequence for layperson cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Chest compressions and basic life support-defibrillation
Rescue breathing and bag-mask ventilation
Resuscitation science of pediatrics
Education
Automated external defibrillation/public access defibrillation
Use of adjunctive devices in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
TOX-ACLS: Toxicologic-oriented advanced cardiac life support
Treatment of tachyarrhythmias
Resuscitation of newborns
Airways in pediatric and newborn resuscitation
Stroke
Airway devices
Use of pressors in the treatment of cardiac arrest
Acute coronary syndromes
Postresuscitation management
Ethics in emergency cardiac care