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Latest cardiac dysrhythmia Stories

2014-11-07 08:27:14

NASDAQ: CRME TSX: COM VANCOUVER, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cardiome Pharma Corp.

2014-11-07 08:27:12

NASDAQ: CRME TSX: COM VANCOUVER, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cardiome Pharma Corp.

2014-10-30 20:23:28

We are advised by Kaiser Permanente that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, Digoxin Associated With Higher Risk of Death and Hospitalization in Adults With Atrial Fibrillation

2014-10-29 16:28:16

-- Financing Provided by New Investors Apple Tree Partners, BioStar Ventures, Windham Venture Partners and a Strategic Investor Alongside Existing Investors SUNNYVALE, Calif.,

2014-10-29 08:35:05

Abbott Enters Large and Growing Catheter-Based Electrophysiology Market with Next-Generation Technologies to Improve Treatment of People with Atrial Fibrillation ABBOTT PARK, Ill.,

2014-10-28 12:31:22

Advanced Minimally Invasive Procedure Corrects Hard-to-Control Chronic Atrial Fibrillation and Restores the Heart's Natural Electrical Rhythm. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Oct.

2014-10-16 12:30:23

DENVER, Oct.


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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