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Latest cardiac arrest Stories

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.

2014-02-13 23:26:37

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is pleased to endorse Parent Heart Watch (PHW), a grassroots

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.

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.

2014-01-22 16:25:50

Foundation working to make the life-saving devices as common as fire extinguishers LEGAL, AB, Jan.

2014-01-20 12:24:33

BeneChill's RhinoChill helps achieve effective, time critical, and safe brain cooling in both pre-clinical as well as clinical settings MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan.

2014-01-09 12:26:27

Harris Interactive national survey gauges where the American public expects life-saving equipment to be available if and when Sudden Cardiac Arrest strikes PHILADELPHIA, Jan.

2014-01-06 23:01:16

Doctor Kenneth Yamamura and Doctor Asad Sawar performed the procedure on two patients, successfully implanting the Boston Scientific S-ICD System, a new solution for at risk heart patients.


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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).