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

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.

2012-07-14 23:00:23

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is one of the nation's leading causes of death.

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.

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


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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