Discover what the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) is doing to advance resuscitation knowledge. The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) was formed in 1992 to provide a forum for liaison between principal resuscitation organizations worldwide.

Process for Evidence Evaluation

The mission of ILCOR is to provide an evaluation process by which the international science and knowledge relevant to CPR and ECC is identified and reviewed.

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Review the frequently asked questions to learn more about ILCOR and the evaluation process.

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C2010 Consensus Process

Learn about the Evidence Evaluation Process for ILCOR’s 2010 International Conference on CPR and ECC Science. 

Read about the C2010 Consensus Process

Your Guide to ILCOR

ILCOR is conducting systematic reviews and updates of scientific evidence supporting ECC treatment recommendations. More than 250 CPR and ECC scientific topics will undergo evidence-based review.  This process represents the most comprehensive, systematic review of the resuscitation literature to date.  Read more about the Guide to ILCOR.

Evidence Evaluation Worksheets

You can review more than 400 ILCOR Worksheets that helped to determine the Consensus on Science and Treatment Recommendations, and ultimately, the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC.

Review the ILCOR Worksheets

ILCOR CoSTR in Circulation

2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC reflect global resuscitation science and treatment recommendations derived from the 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR).

Access the full CoSTR document in the journal Circulation.