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2013-05-13 23:24:52

Strenuous athletic activity can increase the chance of cardiac arrest and many sports centers are required to have an AED readily available at events and practices. In response to this growing need, AED.com has designed all-inclusive AED packages to meet any requirements and protect players, coaches, and spectators against sudden cardiac arrest. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Because of the cardiac risks involved with sporting events, the American Heart Association has long recommended...

2013-05-08 11:55:21

Research suggests new reporting protocol for 30-day mortality for percutaneous coronary intervention to better reflect quality, performance Only 42 percent of the deaths occurring within 30 days of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) were attributable to complications from the procedure, according to a Cleveland Clinic study published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The research suggests alternative outcome reporting mechanisms for 30-day mortality for...

2013-05-04 23:01:56

The Firm is now evaluating GranuFlo recall lawsuits on behalf of dialysis patients who experienced cardiac arrest, heart attacks, stroke, sudden cardiac death, or other alleged GranuFlo side effects within 48 hours of a dialysis treatment with GranuFlo or NaturaLyte. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 04, 2013 GranuFlo lawsuits filed in the wake of last year´s recall for GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to mount in state and federal courts throughout the country,...

2013-05-02 23:22:03

AED.com is featuring its blog, The Pulse, to spread awareness about cardiac arrest and the benefits of automated external defibrillators or AEDs. The blog discusses topics ranging from what kinds of places should implement AEDs and proper AED maintenance, to highlighting real life stories of people that have been saved from cardiac arrest and the heroes that saved them. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 In an effort to raise awareness about the threat of cardiac arrest and how to save...

2013-04-28 23:00:37

Advanced Medical Certification provides training for Basic Life Support training, a technique that is used to provide first aid to those suffering from choking, drowning, or possible cardiac arrest. It is vital that everyone, including non-medical professionals, educate themselves with BLS training. Henderson, NV (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 Basic Life Support (BLS) is a level of first-aid resuscitation that can be used in emergency situations until victims are placed into the care of medical...

2013-03-22 23:01:21

Larry Cerny, an extremely active and inspirational Wisconsin business owner, is now a cardiac arrest survivor, thanks to medical staff trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Henderson, NV (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 The connection between Americans and cardiac arrest has sadly become very common in recent decades. Today, it would be truly difficult to find an individual who has not been affected by cardiac arrest in some capacity- be it through personal experience, experience of family...


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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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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