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Latest cardiac arrest Stories

2015-05-18 08:29:29

Funding from Anthem Foundation Propels Campaign Forward to Save Lives DALLAS, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In only one minute, you can learn how to save a life.

2015-05-12 12:32:15

Powerheart G5 is first FDA-cleared AED to combine fully automatic shock delivery, fast shock times, and dual-language functionality to help combat sudden cardiac arrest WAUKESHA, Wis.,

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2015-04-13 11:13:46

There have been countless stories over the years of people who have gone through near-death experiences, ranging from tales of floating above their own hospital beds to traveling towards a heavenly bright light, but are these simply due to chemical changes in the body?

2015-04-01 23:09:31

Parent Heart Watch Commemorates 10th Anniversary with "10 Lists of 10" Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 Parent Heart Watch (PHW), the

2015-03-17 16:26:41

Innovative device offers first-line treatment for patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:

2015-03-04 12:27:37

Harris Interactive national survey documents significant increases in where the American public expects lifesaving equipment to be found when Sudden Cardiac Arrest strikes PHILADELPHIA, March

2015-02-27 23:05:46

Throughout the year, Parent Heart Watch will release "10 Lists of 10" to raise awareness of sudden cardiac arrest in youth.


Latest cardiac arrest Reference Libraries

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...

Precordial Thump
2012-12-31 12:53:08

The precordial thump is an application of mechanical energy through a calculated strike to the torso when in a specific fatal heart rhythm. This procedure is used in very specific circumstances by highly trained health professionals with ACLS certifications. The Procedure While in the presence of a patient that is suffering a potentially fatal heart rhythm, a medical provider can strike a calculated point on the sternum to disrupt that rhythm. The energy transferred by the provider is...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).