In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, ILCOR undertook a systematic review of evidence examining the risk to rescuers from patients in cardiac arrest. The review was posted for public comment on 30th March 2020 and has now been finalised based on feedback received.

You can read the updated review here.

ILCOR’s Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support and Paediatric Task Forces reviewed their existing guidance in light of that review and have provided insights and interim measures as good practice statements.

Our practical recommendations can be found here.