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2014-03-10 08:28:42

Flexusys Medical Device will save lives by predicting cardiac arrest among at-risk patients MARKHAM, Ontario, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensil's team of researchers, scientists and engineers have ventured into developing a new medical device for those at risk of cardiac arrest. This device, known as Flexusys, would utilize proprietary patented technologies and algorithms developed by Ensil Canada to detect, monitor and alert the patient and emergency health care providers of an...

2014-02-28 23:34:07

With statutes of limitation approaching expiration in March 2014, Oklahoma City OK based Edwards Law Firm encourages fresenius dialysis patients who have suffered cardiac arrest and those who have lost a loved one to a cardiac event after the use of Granuflo or Naturalyte to submit a claim for a free case review to learn about their legal rights. OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Oklahoma pharmaceutical litigation attorneys at the Edwards Law Firm will continue their...

2014-02-28 13:59:22

Whole body cooling in comatose patients who have suffered a heart attack can limit the damage to brain tissue caused by the restoration of blood flow and oxygen. But new data indicate that in certain patients therapeutic hypothermia is less effective and may even worsen neurological outcomes, as described in an article in Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available on the Therapeutic Hypothermia...

2014-02-22 23:01:41

Flood Law Group today announced that they are now available to investigate lawsuits centered on claims of cardiac arrest and other heart complications suffered by dialysis patients due to GranuFlo, an acid concentrate used in hemodialysis. GranuFlo and NaturaLyte (another acid concentrate) were recalled by the FDA on March 29, 2012. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that they are now actively investigating lawsuits involving cardiac arrest and...

2014-02-19 23:30:45

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently launched a new testosterone drug treatment website, http://www.testosteronelawsuit.org for men seeking information about the life-threatening injuries allegedly associated with low testosterone replacement therapies. (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently launched a new testosterone drug treatment website, http://www.testosteronelawsuit.org, as a comprehensive resource for patients who have or are currently taking low...

2014-02-14 16:25:07

Citizen CPR, Provided Immediately After Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Can Double or Triple a Person's Chance of Survival MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, residents throughout Santa Clara County will have the technology available to provide assistance to a person experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) who may be in need of CPR. El Camino Hospital, the fire departments within Santa Clara County and the PulsePoint Foundation announced the availability of the...

2014-02-13 23:26:37

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is pleased to endorse Parent Heart Watch (PHW), a grassroots organization of parents and partners solely dedicated to reducing the potentially-disastrous consequences of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in youth. The objectives of PHW in the areas of education, prevention, recognition, and appropriate emergency action aligns them very well with the intentions of NYSATA and all levels of athletic training-related associations....

2014-02-13 12:27:47

WAUKESHA, Wis., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fighting sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in schools has been a business and social imperative for Cardiac Science since the company's founding. The reason is clear: Studies show that one in 50 high schools has had a SCA incident-either student or faculty-on school grounds each year-according to Parent Heart Watch, a CPR/AED Advocacy Group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080306/AQTH510LOGO An important ally in this fight is School...

2014-02-12 12:32:31

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, announced today the opening of the Chanin T. Mast Center for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, offering a new approach to the diagnosis and treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM). A congenital disease that causes abnormal thickening of the heart muscle, forcing the heart to work harder to pump blood or relax and fill with blood, HCM afflicts...

2014-01-22 16:25:50

Foundation working to make the life-saving devices as common as fire extinguishers LEGAL, AB, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Installation of the first of 2000 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in arenas and recreation centres across Canada was announced today at the Legal Recreation Complex by Health Minister Rona Ambrose and Heart and Stroke Foundation president Bobbe Wood. The AEDs are part of a $10 million program funded by the federal government and administered by the...


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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