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Mission: Lifeline Tools and Resources


This Web site provides hospitals and health systems tools and resources to improve their systems of care when responding to a patient with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) or out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Resources such as checklists, algorithms, protocols, strategies, requirements, fact sheets, and more are available under the following areas:
  • Systems
  • Emergency medical services
  • Referral center
  • Receiving center
  • Community
  • Health agency and policymaker
  • Provider training materials
  • General resources
  • Social media


American Heart Association

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American Heart Association

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  • Release Date: 04/2012
  • Original Summary: 02/2013
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Last updated: August 28, 2013.