Q&A With Monica Kleinman From Boston Children's Hospital: Updating Basic and Advanced Life Support Guidelines

December 22, 2015
Adam Hochron

As technology improves and more is learned about treatment for various conditions new guidelines are constantly being developed in the medical field. Once the guidelines are updated it becomes even more important to get that information into the field to help the patients who can benefit from them.

As technology improves and more is learned about treatment for various conditions new guidelines are constantly being developed in the medical field. Once the guidelines are updated it becomes even more important to get that information into the field to help the patients who can benefit from them.

Monica Kleinman, MD, from Boston Children's Hospital discussed some of the most recently introduced guidelines for basic and advanced life support during the American Heart Assocation Association's annual scientific sessions in Orlando. Kleinman noted that while the new guidelines can help in a variety of ways, they are also constantly evolving making getting the most recent information out as fast as possible a priority for those in patient care.