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Latest cardiac dysrhythmia Stories

2014-12-18 08:28:14

New Compact Medical Grade Mobile ECG Device Offered at Only $74.99 SAN FRANCISCO, Dec.

2014-12-17 16:25:24

Market Growth Will Be Supported By the Launch of Specialized Devices Used for Atrial Fibrillation, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec.

2014-12-16 00:20:52

Breakthrough in Genetic Engineering Could Advance Study of Arrhythmias and Heart Conduction, Say Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-12-11 04:21:32

BERLIN, December 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 250 of the world's leading specialists met in Berlin last weekend Time and again, the topic of sudden cardiac death

2014-12-05 23:01:18

This is the first time the advanced 3-D heart mapping system was used in the tri-county region. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) December 05, 2014 Mercy Health

Epinephrine May Do More Harm Than Good For Cardiac Arrest
2014-12-05 03:14:38

For patients in cardiac arrest, administering epinephrine helps to restart the heart but may increase the overall likelihood of death or debilitating brain damage


Latest cardiac dysrhythmia Reference Libraries

Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

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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