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Latest cardiac dysrhythmia Stories

2015-01-29 16:27:21

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sudden Cardiac Arrest can strike at any time and at any age. A new bill supported by Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D.

2015-01-29 08:33:46

Only Smart Phone Based ECG Device that Can Provide Multiple Types of ECG Analysis SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

2015-01-23 23:01:03

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Atrial Fibrillation – Pipeline Review, H1 2015” to its store.

2015-01-22 08:29:30

Launches Ability to Detect A Serious Heart Condition in an ECG on a Mobile Device in Europe SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

2015-01-19 23:00:22

Wimbledon Health Partners' collegiate testing division Wimbledon U delivers on-site diagnostic testing to colleges and universities.

2015-01-13 08:29:19

CAMPBELL, Calif., Jan.

Beethoven
2015-01-09 15:53:13

Classical music is often described as metaphorically coming from the heart. But with Beethoven, that literally may have been the case.

2015-01-05 08:29:32

Massachusetts company taps Japan EP market leader to introduce proprietary technology MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan.

2015-01-05 08:27:43

Clinical Validation for Use of the AliveCor Heart Monitor for Monitoring Post AF Ablation Patients SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

2014-12-22 16:25:01

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Dec.


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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