Termination of resuscitation for adult traumatic cardiopulmonary arrest

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The National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) and the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT) believe that emergency medical services (EMS) systems should have protocols that allow EMS providers to terminate resuscitative efforts for certain adult patients in traumatic cardiopulmonary arrest. This document is the official position of the NAEMSP and ACS-COT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)571
Number of pages1
JournalPrehospital Emergency Care
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2012


  • ACS-COT.
  • Cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Position statement
  • Termination of resuscitation
  • Trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency


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