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2012-04-03 08:41:50

People who have a cardiac arrest that can't be helped by a defibrillator shock are more likely to survive if given CPR based on updated guidelines that emphasize chest compressions, according to research reported in the American Heart Association journal, Circulation. "By any measure – such as the return of pulse and circulation or improved brain recovery – we found that implementing the new guidelines in these patients resulted in better outcomes from cardiac arrest," said...

2011-11-14 11:24:13

Findings point to need for new training strategies, dissemination of information about latest CPR techniques and guidelines Even members of the lay public who have received CPR training are confused about how to perform the lifesaving skill and say they don't have confidence in their ability to do it properly, according to a study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania which will be presented today at the American Heart Association's annual Scientific...

2011-09-14 14:00:00

The ACLS Certification Institute has added an ACLS algorithms page to its website to assist medical professionals with ACLS exam preparation and training. The institute also recently added a separate ACLS resources page which displays detailed answers to popular Advanced Cardiac Life Support questions. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 The ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Certification Institute has launched an all-new free ACLS algorithms page to assist medical professionals...

2011-07-13 07:40:00

NEW YORK, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning the simple steps of Hands-Only(TM) CPR -- and how to save lives -- is now even easier. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/50577-ad-council-hands-only-cpr Just go to www.handsonlycpr.org for a new digital application that walks you through the two steps of Hands-Only(TM) CPR: calling 9-1-1 and pushing hard and fast in the center of the chest until professional help arrives....

2011-06-30 17:19:24

Reducing the intervals between giving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and an electronic defibrillator shock after cardiac arrest significantly improves survival, according to UT Southwestern Medical Center emergency medicine doctors involved in an international study. Chest compressions applied within 10 seconds before the defibrillator shocks and within 20 seconds after the shock boosted survival chances by more than half compared to the rates for people who received chest compressions...

2011-06-24 23:08:04

First analysis of national in-hospital cardiac arrest rate underscores need to identify preventable causes, implement best practices in resuscitation care More than 200,000 people are treated for cardiac arrest in United States hospitals each year, a rate that may be on the rise. The findings are reported online this week in Critical Care Medicine in a University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine-led study. Though cardiac arrest is known to be a chief contributor to in-hospital...

2011-04-26 07:38:00

ATLANTA, Georgia, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - ACLS Blended Learning Solution to Provide Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Education Through Convenient, Integrated Solution Mosby's eLearning, a pioneer in providing eLearning solutions to more than 1,300 healthcare organizations, and the American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) today introduced the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Blended Learning Solution, a training certification solution aimed at...

2011-04-15 00:00:29

Leading Certification Provider's New Content Section Offers PALS and ACLS Study Guide to Course Changes, Overview of New First Aid and Life Support Guidelines Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 Updated Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) online courses are now available at http://www.healthedsolutions.com. The certification courses have been updated to reflect the American Heart Association's new 2010 first aid and life support guidelines. Both...

2011-03-14 11:03:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“Research participants who viewed a brief training video on hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) were more likely to attempt CPR, and perform better in an emergency than participants who did not view the video, according to findings reported in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Every year nearly 300,000 people suffer from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the United States, and often the survival rates are low. In these instances, hands-only...


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