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Latest cardiopulmonary resuscitation Stories

2014-01-22 16:25:50

Foundation working to make the life-saving devices as common as fire extinguishers LEGAL, AB, Jan.

2014-01-09 16:24:56

GOLD RIVER, Calif., Jan.

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

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.

2013-11-20 23:30:16

Lifeguard Master, a popular store for lifeguard supplies and apparel, has updated their CPR Pocket Mask product.

2013-11-19 16:46:52

Sudden cardiac arrest isn't always so sudden.

Rural And Southern Counties Lack Annual Training In CPR
2013-11-19 08:03:46

Annual rates of CPR training in the United States are low and vary widely across the country, but the communities most in need of training are the least likely to be trained

2013-11-18 23:31:26

Health & Safety Institute (HSI) has created a public service announcement website to educate the public about the prevalence of fraudulent online CPR training and the public health and safety


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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