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Disco Science is better than no music at all at helping to deliver the required number of chest compressions (CPR) to save a heart attack victim's life before s/he gets to hospital.
Reducing the intervals between giving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and an electronic defibrillator shock after cardiac arrest significantly improves survival.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NetLearning, part of Cengage Learning, and a leading provider of online courses and e-learning software for health care workers and hospital administrators, today announced the expansion of its suite of online courses from the American Heart Association (AHA), the leader in emergency cardiovascular care resources.
There's no way a situation where someone has to use emergency medical skills can be fun.
New guidelines released by the American Heart Association recommend that the three steps of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) be rearranged.The new first step is doing chest compressions instead of first establishing the airway and then doing mouth to mouth.
Emergency department overcrowding can result in long waiting times for seriously ill patients.
Thirteen - fourteen - fifteen - breath. Or, wait, was that twenty-eight - twenty-nine - thirty- breath - breath? Thereâ€™s certainly little doubt that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) saves lives.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In cardiac emergencies, rescuers performing CPR should do chest compressions first. That's the most important change in new guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, recently announced by the American Heart Association (AHA).
CPR quality is worse during in-hospital cardiac arrests occurring overnight than those that happen during the day.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...
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