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Latest cardiac dysrhythmia Stories

2014-11-21 23:03:43

The anti-stroke combination treatment may increase dementia risks in patients with irregular heart rhythm, atrial fibrillation. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB)

police officer stress
2014-11-19 08:34:24

Police officers in the United States face roughly 30 to 70 times higher risk of sudden cardiac death when they're involved in stressful situations - suspect restraints, altercations, or chases - than when they're involved in routine or non-emergency activities.

2014-11-17 08:30:47

Heart Rhythm Society and National Stroke Association in Collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim Present Results of a New Survey of Physicians, Patients and Caregivers at American Heart Association's

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


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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