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While automated external defibrillators improve survival for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, an analysis of data indicates their use for cardiac arrest in a hospital does not result in an improved rate of survival.
ANDOVER, Mass., Nov.
DALLAS, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association has merged two of its premier quality improvement programs to help providers reduce disability and death from in-hospital cardiac and respiratory emergencies.
The American Heart Association is changing the ABCs of CPR in its 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.
Elsevier announces the publication of the 2010 European Resuscitation Council (ERC) Guidelines in the journal Resuscitation.
The American Heart Association released new cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) guidelines on Monday, placing a greater emphasis on the use of chest compressions and advising would-be rescuers to not stop and listen for breathing before beginning the procedure.
Please find an electronic press kit that includes a stats/fact sheet, chart of key changes, steps of CPR, CPR graphic and survivor stories at this link: http://www.pimsmultimedia.com/AHA_CPR/. Statement Highlights: - The 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC update the 2005 guidelines. - When administering CPR, immediate chest compressions should be done first. - Untrained lay people are urged to administer Hands-Only CPR (chest compressions only). DALLAS, Oct.
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, about 785,000 Americans have a first heart attack and another 470,000 have a recurrent one. Healthcare professionals certified in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) save many of their lives.
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept.
Chest compressions before defibrillation in patients with sudden cardiac arrest is equally successful as immediate treatment with an electrical defibrillator.
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