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Latest cardiopulmonary resuscitation Stories

2014-11-03 12:27:25

First aid charity asks people to devote time during November CPR Month to learn life-saving skills OTTAWA, Nov.

2014-10-29 23:13:51

CPR is essential for any life saver or first responder.

near death experience
2014-10-08 08:19:00

Approximately one-tenth of all cardiac arrest survivors reported having out-of-body experiences or near-death experiences, according to the results of a new study investigating the phenomenon of recollections associated with death.

2014-09-11 16:27:25

Saving Lives with "Emerging Trends in Successful Sudden Cardiac Arrest Response Programs" to be Presented by FAA Manager Employee Safety/Health Services Holloway, EU Medical Director Braun REDWOOD

CPR youtube
2014-08-30 08:36:54

Only a handful of CPR and basic life support videos available on YouTube provide instructions which are consistent with recent health guidelines, according to a new study published in Emergency Medicine Australasia.

2014-08-27 08:26:55

Two Contracts for CPR/AED Training, Program Management will Help Boost Response Rates by 97 Percent REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug.

2014-07-28 13:07:01

A new system that sent patients to designated cardiac receiving centers dramatically increased the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest in Arizona.

2014-07-24 12:27:20

FDA-Approved CPR RsQ Assist® Makes It Easier for Anyone to Perform Hands-Only CPR CUDAHY, Wis., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency Medical Products (EMP), a leading distributor


Latest cardiopulmonary resuscitation Reference Libraries

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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