Journal article

Advanced airway management during adult cardiac arrest: A systematic review

Asger Granfeldt, Suzanne R Avis, Tonia C Nicholson, Mathias J Holmberg, Ari Moskowitz, Amin Coker, Katherine M Berg, Michael J Parr, Michael W Donnino, Jasmeet Soar, Kevin Nation, Lars W Andersen, Clifton W Callaway, Bernd W Bottiger, Edison F Paiva, Tzong-Luen Wang, Brian J O'Neil, Peter T Morley, Michelle Welsford, Ian R Drennan Show all



AIM: To systematically review the literature on advanced airway management during adult cardiac arrest in order to inform the International Liaison Committee of Resuscitation (ILCOR) consensus on science and treatment recommendations. METHODS: The review was performed according to PRISMA guidelines and registered on PROSPERO (CRD42018115556). We searched Medline, Embase, and Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews for controlled trials and observational studies published before October 30, 2018. The population included adult patients with cardiac arrest. Two investigators reviewed studies for relevance, extracted data, and assessed the risk of bias of individual studies. RESULTS: We included 78 obse..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This systematic review was funded by the American Heart Association, on behalf of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR). The following authors received payment from this funding source to complete this systematic review: Lars W. Andersen as Expert Systematic Reviewer. In addition, the St. Michael's Hospital Health Sciences Library received payment from this funding source to enable David Lightfoot, information specialist to develop and apply the search strategy.