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2014-04-15 16:28:34

NATICK, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received FDA approval for its latest generation of defibrillators and heart failure devices designed

2014-04-07 16:24:06

Protecting players, coaches and parents from sudden cardiac arrest top priority ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's almost two years to the day when soccer fans

2014-04-04 12:27:28

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of millions of people worldwide, including over 1 million Americans, suffer a cardiac arrest and stroke resulting in brain injury

2014-04-03 12:25:56

A researcher at the Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) at Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals has found that a simple blood test can predict a person's risk for sudden cardiac death, enabling physicians to more quickly and accurately assess a patient's need for an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD).

2014-03-31 23:26:52

Therapeutic Hypothermia equipment market has over 10 devices, yet Therapeutic Hypothermia remains underused.

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

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

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.

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,


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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