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Call for domain lead applications


We are pleased to announce a new opportunity to contribute to evidence review on a grand scale as an ILCOR Domain Lead!

Description of the Position and Relationship to the new Strategic Plan for ILCOR

The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR)’s new strategic direction embraces a continuous review process rather than a batch and queue process as seen in the past with publications of consensus on science with treatment recommendations (COSTR) statements every 5 years.  All questions that need to be asked in the evidence review process were converted into a standard PICO format (population, intervention, control, outcome).  The ILCOR information specialists reviewed these PICO questions and have identified 61 unique search strategies that define resuscitation science into repositories of topics called DOMAINS.


  • Review publication alerts and discuss with the relevant Task Force chairs to decide when to trigger a systematic review (SR).
  • Determine whether the PICO question is simple enough for an individual systematic review or more complex, requiring a hired knowledge synthesis unit (KSU).
  • Oversee the review to generation and posting of the ILCOR CoSTR and knowledge gaps, with the opportunity to be included as an author with their contribution.

Each applicant will be asked to indicate what area of interest they have in resuscitation.

Current 9 primary domains are: Education; airway and ventilation; CPR; drugs and fluids; emergency care; post arrest; pharmacotherapy; defibrillation; screening and diagnosis.

We will be accepting domain lead applications until May 15th, 2017 12 AM CDT (6AM GMT). For additional information and job description details, please click on the following link: Domain Lead Application. Thank you for your willingness to volunteer and significant contributions to ILCOR.