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2013-10-23 23:03:13

Consumer Perception Rating™ announces a series of webinars intended to provide more information to the Dealer community about the website and the importance of a Dealer’s CPR™ Score. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 http://www.ConsumerPerceptionRating.org today announced a series of webinars intended to provide more information to the Dealer community about the website and the importance of a Dealer’s CPR™ Score. The webinars will also cover information about claiming a...

2013-10-21 23:04:18

SureFire CPR provides Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification for those needing training in Orange and Riverside counties. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 SureFire CPR recently announced ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) Certification courses for Orange County and Corona. The Newport Beach-based company offers a wide range of emergency and first aid courses, including CPR certification, ACLS classes, Neonate Resuscitation (NRP), PALS classes and more. ACLS...

2013-10-15 23:03:24

The World Institute of Safety, which has just moved their headquarters to downtown Baltimore, will be offering a free Meet and Greet on Friday, October 18th, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 20 S Charles St 4th floor, 21201. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The World Institute of Safety, which is the parent company of EnjoyCPR Safety Training (http://www.enjoycpr.com), one of the largest American Heart Association CPR/First Aid training centers is offering free hands-only CPR training. The...

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...


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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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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