Latest cardiopulmonary resuscitation Stories

2012-10-21 04:01:52

NCIStudent.net has been providing information about finding the perfect school since 2007. Earlier this year, the site launched a directory of colleges, training programs and schools; now the directory is expanding to include facilities that offer CPR training. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 Since 2007, NCIStudent.net has provided students of all ages with advice on everything from good study habits to smart note-taking, to strategies for doing well on multiple-choice exams. Earlier...

2012-10-13 04:02:45

AED.com recently created the new t-shirt design to help spread cardiac arrest awareness. (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 AED.com actively promotes CPR and AED Awareness to as many people as they can reach. Keeping true to their recent social media focus, AED.com created a new T-shirt design available for purchase from the Website. The t-shirt, which reads “Keep Calm and Defibrillate,” not only plays off the Queen of England's famous quote but also give valuable advice in a rescue...

2012-09-08 23:04:08

San Jose American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR Certification Class San Jose, CA (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 San Jose CPR Certification is an American Heart Association Training Center located in San Jose, CA that provides AHA CPR, BLS, ACLS, and First-aid certification courses to the residents of Santa Clara County. Many people are required to take the AHA BLS for the Healthcare Providers CPR class including EMTs, dentists, nurses, nursing assistants, phlebotomists,...

CPR Saves More Lives When Administered Just A Few Minutes Longer
2012-09-05 07:46:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is well-known that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) saves lives. But knowing how long to continue the practice after a victim has stopped breathing may be key in the survival of the patient. New evidence suggests that continuing the emergency procedure for a short time longer than what most medical professionals attempt can significantly boost the odds of survival in some patients, according to a study published in The Lancet...

2012-08-08 23:03:15

More and more workout facilities are implementing Automated External Defibrillators. Barry's Bootcamp in Nashville, TN has just incorporated an AED to protect their customers, as well as their instructors from sudden cardiac arrest. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Enlistees at Barry's Bootcamp Nashville can now train assured knowing that their facility is equipped with an automatic external defibrillator (AED) provided by AED.com. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) strikes over 350,000...

2012-08-07 22:07:19

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators account for one-third of the decrease in cardiac arrests caused by ventricular fibrillation in North-Holland, according to research in Circulation, an American Heart Association journal. VF is an abnormal heart rhythm that makes the heart quiver so it can't pump blood. ICDs are small electronic devices implanted in the chest that detect potentially fatal abnormal heart rhythms and try to stop them with electric shocks. Generally, only people with...

Post Cardiac-Arrest Deaths On The Decline
2012-07-16 06:04:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Patients who arrive at a hospital in a state of cardiac arrest have a better chance for survival than a decade ago, according to a new study in the journal Circulation. While the report was unable to identify a particular reason for the improvement, researchers suspect a combination of changes, including the way hospitals treat cardiac arrest and the increased awareness of those witnessing someone suddenly collapse from the attack....

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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