Latest cardiopulmonary resuscitation Stories
One of the most difficult moments faced by anaesthetists and other healthcare staff is when to carry on attempts to resuscitate a person, and when those efforts should reasonably stop.
Half Price CPR Classes During the Month of June for National CPR Week Concord, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 STS CPR Concord is proud to announce that during
Health First is pleased to announce an educational, free and fun community event to help train people how to save a life.
Half Price CPR Classes in San Francisco for National CPR Week in June San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Safety Training Seminars is an official
Rivers Quibodeaux survived a cardiac arrest thanks to the quick thinking of his parents and the swift work of Acadian medics. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 This
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a procedure traditionally used during cardiac surgeries and in the ICU that functions as an artificial replacement for a patient's heart and lungs, has also been used to resuscitate cardiac arrest victims in Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea.
The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, a national nonprofit organization, will participate in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community on Saturday, May 18 in Pittsburgh, Penn., to raise awareness
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...
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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