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2012-07-20 23:02:29

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the adverse side effects of various prescription drugs, is alarmed by the number of dialysis patients who suffered cardiac arrest in Fresenius Medical's clinics, and the firm is now cataloging the dangers of the Fresenius dialysis product GranuFlo in anticipation of representing heart attack victims in lawsuits against Fresenius. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 In Novenber 2011, Fresenius´s medical office...

Post Cardiac-Arrest Deaths On The Decline
2012-07-16 06:04:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Patients who arrive at a hospital in a state of cardiac arrest have a better chance for survival than a decade ago, according to a new study in the journal Circulation. While the report was unable to identify a particular reason for the improvement, researchers suspect a combination of changes, including the way hospitals treat cardiac arrest and the increased awareness of those witnessing someone suddenly collapse from the attack....

2012-07-14 23:00:23

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is one of the nation's leading causes of death. Michael Clarke Duncan is kept alive by his girlfriend's CPR efforts before emergency medical services could arrive. AED.com explains the disease that kills so many of its victims. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 Michael Clarke Duncan, The well known actor in The Green Mile recently suffered a sudden cardiac arrest event. He is 54 years old. According to TMZ, Omarosa, who is most know from the popular TV show The...

2012-06-28 23:03:40

Parker Waichman is now advising that the FDA has issued a Class I Recall for GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Dialysis Products manufactured by Fresenius Medical Care. This FDA Action Follows Revelation that Over 900 Patients Suffered Cardiac Arrest at Fresenius Dialysis Clinics in 2010. According to the company, GranuFlo and NaturaLyte are Associated with Elevated Bicarbonate Levels, a Significant Risk Factor for Cardiac Arrest. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a...

2012-06-21 23:03:18

The national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP is alerting the public to an internal memo by Fresenius Medical Care, which states that over 900 patients within their clinics suffered from cardiac arrest in 2010 alone. The memorandum also emphasizes elevated bicarbonate levels as a significant risk factor for such events, an issue that is linked to the dialysis products GranuFlo and NaturaLyte. (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting victims from...


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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