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Latest cardiac dysrhythmia Stories

2015-03-26 16:32:34

First in Midwest to use newly approved Watchman left atrial appendage closure device ROYAL OAK, Mich., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiologists at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak

2015-03-24 16:27:49

Novel Stroke Risk Reduction Option for Indicated Patients with Atrial Fibrillation MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, three patients in the United States

2015-03-19 23:06:29

On average, a healthy adult should have a heart rate of 60 – 100 beats per minute.

2015-03-14 12:20:43

Data Presented Today at ACC Scientific Sessions Shows iRhythm Technologies' ZIO® Patch Key to Identifying Undiagnosed Atrial Fibrillation among Elderly SAN DIEGO, March 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-10 08:34:55

DALLAS, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference will bring together

2015-03-09 08:30:18

New Features Allow Patients and Caregivers to Focus on the ECGs that Matter Most SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AliveCor,

2015-03-05 16:25:08

LONDON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SummaryAtrial fibrillation (AF) is a disorder of the heart's electrical system.

2015-03-05 12:29:36

DALLAS, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "EpiCast Report Atrial Fibrillation - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023" report to its store.

2015-03-04 12:27:37

Harris Interactive national survey documents significant increases in where the American public expects lifesaving equipment to be found when Sudden Cardiac Arrest strikes PHILADELPHIA, March


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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