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Table 1 Relevant topics for the development of a guideline for CPR during spaceflight

From: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during spaceflight - a guideline for CPR in microgravity from the German Society of Aerospace Medicine (DGLRM) and the European Society of Aerospace Medicine Space Medicine Group (ESAM-SMG)

1. Chest compressions

2. Automated chest compression devices

3. Airway management

4. Ventilation

5. Suction

6. Defibrillation

7.Intravenous access

8. Medication

9. Medical Training

10. ROSC

11. Death

12. Telemedicine

13. Reversible causes of cardiac arrest

14.Technical limitations of spaceflight

15. Ethics