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2014-10-09 16:28:01

Life-Saving Approach to AED Program Management Can Quadruple SCA Victims' Chance of Survival REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Emergency University Medical Director Dr. Odelia Braun will discuss a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) response program that quadruples victims' chance of survival at The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Greater San Jose Chapter luncheon meeting on October 14 in Santa Clara, Calif. Dr. Braun's presentation, "Emergency Response:...

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

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Approximately one-tenth of all cardiac arrest survivors reported having out-of-body experiences (OBEs) or near-death experiences (NDEs), according to the results of a new study investigating the phenomenon of recollections associated with death. The AWARE (AWAreness during REsuscitation) study, which involved over 2,000 patients from 15 hospitals in the US, the UK and Austria, examined the broad range of mental experiences related to...

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 CITY, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Health and safety professionals attending the 2014 National Safety Council Congress and Expo (Sept. 13-17, San Diego) can learn how and why to implement WorkSafe(TM), a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) response program used by the FAA, Google, Procter...

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

Nicole Weingartner, Wiley Only a handful of CPR and basic life support (BLS) videos available on YouTube provide instructions which are consistent with recent health guidelines, according to a new study published in Emergency Medicine Australasia, the journal for the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM). Early recognition and treatment of sudden cardiac arrest are known to improve survival for victims. A team of Turkish emergency medicine specialists put together the...

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. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Emergency University, a trailblazer in emergency response system design, blended emergency medical training and response technologies, was awarded two contracts for CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) training from the Department of Homeland Security and Investigations and the Army Reserve 81(st) Regional Support Command...

2014-08-25 16:27:45

SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seattle, Washington will host the 2014 Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) Annual Meeting, bringing together the top researchers and healthcare providers in the field. The NCS will present two pivotal trials and unveil two new guidelines at its 2015 Annual Meeting being held at the Seattle Westin Hotel, September 10-14, 2014. Targeted Temperature Management (TTM), previously known as Therapeutic Hypothermia after Cardiac Arrest, refers...

2014-07-28 13:07:01

American College of Emergency Physicians A new system that sent patients to designated cardiac receiving centers dramatically increased the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest in Arizona, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine (Statewide Regionalization of Postarrest Care for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Association With Survival and Neurologic Outcome). “We knew lives would be saved if the hospitals implemented the latest...

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 of emergency medical equipment and supplies, announced the addition of CPR RsQ Assist® to its growing line of medical supplies and equipment. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/130026 CPR RsQ Assist® is a first-of-its-kind, FDA-approved hands-only chest compression device designed...

2014-07-02 23:01:18

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best hospitals and heart and vascular centers, was recently honored with two prestigious awards: the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation’s NDCR ACTION Registry®–Get With the Guidelines™ (GWTG) Platinum Performance Achievement Award and the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2014 Resuscitation Quality Achievement Award. St. Louis (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Barnes-Jewish Hospital, consistently ranked as...

2014-06-30 23:20:54

Susan Koeppen, TV news anchor and National Spokesperson for the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, recently shared her inspirational story of survival from sudden unexpected cardiac arrest during the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update. Her message: CPR saves lives. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 KDKA TV news anchor (CBS Affiliate), Susan Koeppen, who serves as National Spokesperson for the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, recently shared her inspirational story as keynote speaker...


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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