Cardiac arrest in pregnancy: A scientific statement from the American heart association

on behalf of the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee, Council on Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation, Council on Cardiovascular Diseases in the Young, and Council on Clinical Cardiology

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This is the first scientific statement from the American Heart Association on maternal resuscitation. This document will provide readers with up-to-date and comprehensive information, guidelines, and recommendations for all aspects of maternal resuscitation. Maternal resuscitation is an acute event that involves many subspecialties and allied health providers; this document will be relevant to all healthcare providers who are involved in resuscitation and specifically maternal resuscitation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1747-1773
Number of pages27
Issue number18
StatePublished - Nov 3 2015


  • AHA Scientific Statements
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Heart arrest
  • Pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)


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