Life After Cardiac Arrest
#031 The current state of resuscitation with Professor Jerry Nolan
Paul talks with Professor Jerry Nolan, who is a consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine at the Royal United Hospital, Bath and Honorary Professor of Resuscitation Medicine at the University of Bristol. He is also the current Chair of the European Resuscitation Council and in 2016 the American Heart Association awarded him the honourary title of "A Giant of Resuscitation". The conversation covers a wide range of topics from the current state of resuscitation in UK and Europe, including statistics, why in hospital and out of hospital cardiac arrests are categorised seperately, "routine" operations post arrest, the Chain of Survival, the new ERC guidelines, the importance of public involvement, cardiac arrest outcome measures, the problem with the CPC "Good" label, improving rehabilitation, PTSD in those involved in resuscitation, GoodSam and other new technologies. Presented by Paul Swindell and edited by Matt Nielson. Recorded February 2020.