Latest cardiopulmonary resuscitation Stories
ACLS Medical Training, the Internet’s fastest growing provider of ACLS, PALS, and BLS certification, applauds the heroic efforts of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber by offering free BLS training.
Children who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital are more likely to survive and have good brain function if dispatchers instruct bystanders on CPR.
Second oldest co-pay assistance program in America has provided patients with over $200 million in direct financial assistance. HAMPTON, Va., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
'One-Stop-Shop' for first aid and resuscitation training will empower more Canadians to save lives and reduce the impact of injuries BANFF, AB, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Heart
Pediatric Emergency Standards, Inc. proudly announces the implementation of a new resuscitation system for children, The Handtevy Pediatric Box, at Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.
The majority of adults surveyed indicated they would want administration of clot-dissolving medications if incapacitated by a stroke, a finding that supports clinicians' use of this treatment if patient surrogates are not available to provide consent.
Protecting players, coaches and parents from sudden cardiac arrest top priority ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's almost two years to the day when soccer fans
Therapeutic Hypothermia equipment market has over 10 devices, yet Therapeutic Hypothermia remains underused.
HealthCare Simulations Launches Automated CPR Training Solution PORTSMOUTH, Va., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthCare Simulations (HCS), L.L.C.
LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional work funds Pulse Medic Services [http://www.pulsemedicservices.co.uk
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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