The 2020 edition of the Handbook of ECC incorporates the latest science and treatment recommendations from the 2020 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC. This key reference tool, highly-popular among healthcare professionals, provides convenient, quick access to the latest resuscitation science and treatment information. It is often included on hospital crash carts and is accessed frequently in the field by EMS and other first responders.

Organized by basic, advanced adult and pediatric life support, and newborn resuscitation, the handbook provides algorithms, protocols, sequences, drug dosages, and much more. It is intended for use by AHA and other instructors and students; personnel in emergency, intensive care, or critical care departments; emergency medical care providers; and regulators and policy makers.


  • Available as a spiral-bound 4.5” x 6” book or as an eBook
  • Includes simple, easy-to-use algorithms and drug treatment information
  • Step-by-step guides and checklists to help healthcare providers perform accurate steps for quality care

Additional Information


UPDATED: Change Notice April 15, 2022

2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Healthcare Providers (PDF)
Print ISBN 978-1-61669-766-2, AHA Product Number 20-1100
eBook ISBN 978-1-61669-802-7, AHA Product Number 20-3105


For the latest information on translated versions of the 2020 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care for Healthcare Providers, please visit www.international.heart.org.

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