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Received: 21 July 2020
Accepted: 19 January 2021
First Online: 1 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Participation in the consensus process was on a voluntary basis. All members of the consensus panel consented to participate in the consensus process and stated their individual conflicts of interests. Need for an approval by the ethics committee was waived.
: All members of the consensus panel agreed to publication of the results.
: CM, BM and KT organised the conference. LA has received unrestricted research grants from the Danish foundation TrygFonden. BWB is European Resuscitation Council (ERC) Board Director Science and Research; Chairman of the German Resuscitation Council (GRC); Member of the Advanced Life Support (ALS) Task Force of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR); Member of the executive committee of the German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive and Emergency Medicine (DIVI); Associated Editor of the “European Journal of Anaesthesiology (EJA)”, Co-Editor of “Resuscitation”; Editor of the Journal “Notfall + Rettungsmedizin”. MPM is chair of the charity organisation “Region of Lifesavers”, member of the Executive Committee of the German Resuscitation Council (GRC) and holds shares at SmartResQ ApS. SP is working with the company “Mobile Retter e.V.”, which offers a smartphone app to alert Community First Responders. All other authors state, that they have no conflicts of interest.