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2014-02-14 16:25:07

Citizen CPR, Provided Immediately After Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Can Double or Triple a Person's Chance of Survival MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, residents throughout Santa Clara County will have the technology available to provide assistance to a person experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) who may be in need of CPR. El Camino Hospital, the fire departments within Santa Clara County and the PulsePoint Foundation announced the availability of the...

2014-02-13 12:27:47

WAUKESHA, Wis., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fighting sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in schools has been a business and social imperative for Cardiac Science since the company's founding. The reason is clear: Studies show that one in 50 high schools has had a SCA incident-either student or faculty-on school grounds each year-according to Parent Heart Watch, a CPR/AED Advocacy Group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080306/AQTH510LOGO An important ally in this fight is School...

2014-01-31 23:24:05

Mecklenburg EMS Agency offers activities, tips, and classes to celebrate Heart Month Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Medic, the Mecklenburg County EMS Agency, is offering up a full range of activities, tips, and classes to help love your heart and celebrate Heart Month during February. With heart disease being the leading cause of death among both men and women in the U.S. and with every minute counting for Medic in responding to heart-related emergencies, Heart Month is something...

2014-01-22 16:25:50

Foundation working to make the life-saving devices as common as fire extinguishers LEGAL, AB, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Installation of the first of 2000 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in arenas and recreation centres across Canada was announced today at the Legal Recreation Complex by Health Minister Rona Ambrose and Heart and Stroke Foundation president Bobbe Wood. The AEDs are part of a $10 million program funded by the federal government and administered by the...

2014-01-15 23:21:03

KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis conducted an interview with Chris Phillips, owner of CPR Cell Phone Repair, about what mobile device owners need to do to keep their gadgets and communication devise protected when temperatures become less than hospitable. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Polar Vortex that recently devastated most of the United States caused a good amount of chaos, stress, and confusion for everyone in its path. People were snowed in and missed plenty of school and work due...

2014-01-09 16:24:56

GOLD RIVER, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SimpleCPR is on the cutting edge of online learning with their online CPR and first aid classes. These courses are offered at only a fraction of the price of other long and expensive in-person classes while still containing the same information and teaching practices. With online learning becoming more accepted in the academic community, SimpleCPR has become recognized for their effective, concise, and reliable CPR and first aid...

2014-01-07 23:28:47

Vallejo CPR Classes Now Offers Official American Heart Association BLS Renewal, CPR Certification, and First-aid Training Courses throughout Solano County & the San Francisco Bay Area Vallejo, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Safety Training Seminars is proud to announce the opening of an American Heart Association CPR and first-aid training school called Vallejo CPR Classes. STS is an official AHA training center with the license number CA20784 and the license for teaching EMSA certified...

2013-12-16 23:02:52

If treated quickly, the severity of many sports injuries, including head injuries, can be lessened with proper and fast care on the field before paramedics arrive, says a SureFire CPR spokesman. Orange, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Long-term effects of sports injuries as reported in recent nightly TV news has served both to increase parental concerns for their children's sports safety - but also to emphasize the importance of an "Emergency Preparedness Play," says Zack...

2013-11-20 23:30:16

Lifeguard Master, a popular store for lifeguard supplies and apparel, has updated their CPR Pocket Mask product. Lifeguard Master has also updated the CPR Pocket Mask Kit to include everything a lifeguard would need in an emergency. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 A lifeguard’s health and safety is important just like a swimmer’s health and safety is important. For this reason, it is essential that lifeguards take precautions when it comes to administering CPR. The popular...


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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