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2013-10-14 23:03:31

SureFire CPR brings training to employees onsite at their company location, in an effort to prepare more citizens with CPR and first aid training in case of emergency. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 SureFire CPR, an Orange County - based CPR and first aid instruction company, today announced Commercial CPR Training Deals, a new program meant to focus on bringing CPR training to corporate locations. Providing onsite CPR training to residents and businesses in Orange County, Los...

2013-10-04 23:21:38

Business traveler helps save the life of 25-year-old victim of sudden cardiac arrest at Philadelphia International Airport by giving him CPR for 15 minutes. Case provides important lessons for the public during National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month in October. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Sue Hostler arrived at the Philadelphia International Airport in late August to catch a flight home to Pittsburgh, PA. A frequent business traveler, she knew her way around the...

2013-10-02 10:39:48

In Denmark between 2001 and 2010 there was an increase in bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) that was associated with an increase in survival following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to a study in the October 2 issue of JAMA. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest affects approximately 300,000 individuals in North America annually. "Despite efforts to improve prognosis, survival remains low, with aggregated survival-to-discharge rates less than 8 percent. In many cases, time...

2013-09-23 23:21:03

Optometry NCO Saves Life in Houston, announces 47th Flying Training Wing Public Affairs. Laughlin Air Force Base, TX (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Staff Sgt. Robert Niter III, 47th Medical Operations Squadron NCO in charge of optometry here, lived up to the military’s motto of being on duty 24/7 while on vacation recently. Nearing the end of his leave in Houston on Sept. 12, Niter and his girlfriend, Rita, had planned an afternoon trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science before they...

2013-09-05 23:27:56

American Heart Association BLS, CPR & First-aid Training Classes now offered in Livermore, San Ramon, Hayward, and Dublin Dublin, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Safety Training Seminars provides American Heart Association CPR, BLS, and first-aid certification training courses throughout the Bay Area. Currently there are offices in San Francisco, Concord, Novato, Berkeley, Redwood City, & San Jose. The new location will be centrally located at the intersections of Highway 580 and...

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2013-09-03 07:22:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Uppsala University and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) shows that mechanical chest compressions are as equally effective as manual CPR. The LINC study, published in the journal Resuscitation, included 2,589 patients from six European sites who had suffered an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and needed resuscitation. "The study was designed to show a better 4-hour survival in the group treated with mechanical...

2013-08-12 23:03:11

As SureFire CPR opens its doors in Corona, California, they welcome you to sign up for one of their CPR classes. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 “SureFire CPR loves being able to open new locations for our clients to have more convenience in scheduling their CPR training. SureFire CPR works to provide solutions for these types of training, it gives them great pleasure to be able to offer more opportunities, in more locations so that they can help more people to get the vital...


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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