This new edition replaces all other editions. It incorporates the latest science from the 2005 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC, and includes updated algorithms as well as information on therapeutic agents, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (based on recommendations of the ACC/AHA Guidelines on Acute Myocardial Infarction). Also features information on the use of AEDs on children, the ACC/AHA STEMI guidelines, public access defibrillation, toxicology, electrolyte imbalances, and advanced airway support. A valuable quick-reference tool for ECC healthcare provider instructors and students; personnel in emergency, intensive care, and critical-care departments; and emergency medical care providers. Compact 4" x 6" pocket-size, spiral-bound format.