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Special Issue Title:

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: The Array of Therapuetic Approaches

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 September 2021

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  • Guest Editor

    Dr. Abdullah BakhshE-MailWebsite

    Department of Emergency Medicine, The King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    Interests: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Post-arrest care, Cardiac arrest, Emergency medicine

Special Issue Information

Cardiopulmonary arrest is the most dreaded complication for any hospitalized patient. The evolution of science and technology has allowed clinicians to grasp a better understanding of pathophysiological concepts in cardiopulmonary arrest. While some advances may be relatively simple, requiring alterations in life support measures, others require significant time and resource investments. The field continues to be dynamic with the appearance of new therapies such as improvements in systems of care and targeted temperature management. However, questions still exist on nuances of intra- and post-arrest care; optimizing perfusion, enhancing team dynamics, selecting appropriate medications, while ensuring ample delivery, and determining ideal airway management techniques to eventually achieve survival and good neurologic recovery.

This special issue is designed to publish research related to clinical cardiopulmonary resuscitation and resuscitation training. We accept original articles, quality improvement initiatives, case series, case reports and occasionally review articles. Our goal is to add knowledge and enhance performance in the field of cardiopulmonary arrest.


Cardiopulmonary arrest, Resuscitation, Resuscitation training, Survival to discharge, Survival to admission, Neurologic recovery

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online by submit system. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Original articles, case reports or comprehensive reviews are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Signa Viate is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published by MRE Press. As of January 2021, Signa Vitae will change to a bimonthly journal. Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript.The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is $1200. We normally offer a discount greater than 30% to all contributors invited by the Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor (GE) and Editorial board member. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.

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