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2014-12-11 04:21:32

BERLIN, December 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 250 of the world's leading specialists met in Berlin last weekend Time and again, the topic of sudden cardiac death

Epinephrine May Do More Harm Than Good For Cardiac Arrest
2014-12-05 03:14:38

For patients in cardiac arrest, administering epinephrine helps to restart the heart but may increase the overall likelihood of death or debilitating brain damage

2014-11-03 12:27:25

First aid charity asks people to devote time during November CPR Month to learn life-saving skills OTTAWA, Nov.

heart attack
2014-10-29 07:10:45

Men and women suffering a heart attack go through very similar stages of pain, but their reactions are very different, and women will delay seeking care, putting their health at risk.

Highway-Traffic
2014-10-15 03:00:34

Living close to a major road may increase women’s risk of dying from sudden cardiac death, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

near death experience
2014-10-08 08:19:00

Approximately one-tenth of all cardiac arrest survivors reported having out-of-body experiences or near-death experiences, according to the results of a new study investigating the phenomenon of recollections associated with death.

2014-09-21 23:01:57

The Firm is actively filing GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered cardiac arrest, sudden cardiac death, cardiovascular death or cardiopulmonary arrest within 72 hours of receiving


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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