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2010-11-08 00:00:46

The American Heart Association Announces New CPR Guidelines No more A-B-C’s - Now it’s C-A-B For more than 40 years, we've learned the ABC’s of CPR - Airway, Breathing and Compressions.

2010-10-21 09:03:51

The American Heart Association is changing the ABCs of CPR in its 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.

2010-10-20 08:21:04

More pushing, less breathing : that’s the new slogan from life-saving experts regarding CPR.

2010-10-18 18:15:15

Elsevier announces the publication of the 2010 European Resuscitation Council (ERC) Guidelines in the journal Resuscitation.

2010-10-18 10:10:00

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.

2010-10-06 15:09:15

In a comparison of outcomes in Arizona for out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for cardiac arrest performed by bystanders, patients who received compression-only CPR were more likely to survive to hospital discharge than patients who received conventional CPR or no CPR.

2010-10-05 11:19:00

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- One in six U.S. deaths is caused by coronary heart disease, many of which could be prevented if a bystander had been trained in basic life support (BLS).

2010-09-10 13:20:08

Chest compressions before defibrillation in patients with sudden cardiac arrest is equally successful as immediate treatment with an electrical defibrillator.

2010-05-26 09:43:00

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., May 26 /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 it is offering five e-Learning courses from The American Heart Association (AHA).

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

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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