UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines update 2021

The new UKRC guidleines have just been published.

The guidelines published will ensure we give first aid appropriately and are adhering to the latest findings for life support.

It is reasuring to note that, there are no major changes to the last (2015) guidelines in respect to administering CPR as the rate of compressionsa to breaths remains the same.

There are however a few changes which may effect certain circumstances in first aid. These are noted in the attached link to the publication. If there are any major changes they are noted in the summary of each aspect. The publication will guide you though this. Check, shock, Open chest wounds and burns, there are some first aid things to note here. Link to the website.