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2013-08-12 15:17:21

UPV/EHU researchers develop algorithms and methodologies to improve and evaluate procedures in cardiac resuscitation An algorithm capable of diagnosing heart rhythm with just 3 seconds' worth of signal, and the demonstration that it is possible to come up with the diagnosis without stopping cardiac massage, constitute the types of solutions and proposals being developed by researchers in the Signal and Communications Group of the Faculty of Engineering in Bilbao (UPV/EHU-University of the...

2013-08-08 14:30:41

Traditional exercise centers more likely to have AEDs, leading to reduced death rates People experiencing sudden cardiac arrest at exercise facilities have a higher chance of survival than at other indoor locations, likely due to early CPR and access to an automated external defibrillator (AED), among other factors, according to a study published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The findings underscore the importance of having AEDs in places where people...

2013-07-30 23:28:37

Lifeguard Master is now offering lifeguards everywhere a CPR pocket mask that they can carry with them throughout the day. The mask is the safest on the market as it prevents mouth-to-mouth contact and it offers lifeguards an easy, quick and safe tool when an unexpected emergency occurs. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Lifeguard Master, a leader of emergency supplies and apparel is now offering an innovative safety kit that care givers can use when an emergency strikes and they need to...

2013-07-19 23:04:26

CPR - Cell Phone Repair - St.Louis - is opening up a brand new location in Brentwood, Missouri. CPR-Brentwood is having a grand opening and ribbon cutting with the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce from 11:30 to 1:30 on Friday, July 19, 2013. Brentwood, MO (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 CPR - Cell Phone Repair – St. Louis - is a cell repair company that offers repairs for cell phones, iPhones, iPads, tablets, and various mobile devices, including gaming consoles. CPR Cell Phone Repair is driven by...

2013-07-16 23:21:02

First Response Training, LLC, one of the Prominent West Palm Beach CPR and Lifesaving Education Company has teamed up with Transformational Outsourcing, one of top social media marketing company in South Florida, to help expand their online marketing. (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 First Response Training, LLC—a West Palm Beach, Florida company providing CPR and First Aid courses to the medical and non-medical community since 1991—will be partnering with Transformational Outsourcing, a Boca...

2013-07-16 23:04:36

SureFire CPR has released important CPR information to keep households and businesses safe in the case of a cardiac emergency. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 So, you think you know CPR because you attended a training session as part of an employee induction program five or ten years ago. According to new CPR research statistics released today by SureFire CPR, what little you may remember of that session is now probably out of date. Not only are CPR guidelines updated every five...

2013-07-16 22:33:21

Among patients who experienced in-hospital cardiac arrest requiring vasopressors (drugs that increase blood pressure), use of a combination therapy during cardiopulmonary resuscitation resulted in improved survival to hospital discharge with favorable neurological status, according to a study in the July 17 issue of JAMA. "Neurological outcome after cardiac arrest has been the main end point of several randomized clinical trials (RCTs). Neurologically favorable survival differs from...

2013-07-14 23:01:31

First Response Training, LLC, one of the premier West Palm Beach CPR and Lifesaving Education Company launches its new website. (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 First Response Training, LLC, a lifesaving training company located in West Palm Beach, Florida, announces the launch of its new website at http://www.gotcpr.us. In addition to a blog and instructional videos, the website will feature full course descriptions and an online registration portal through which interested clients can sign up to...

2013-07-08 23:04:57

Heroes BLS, a provider of first aid and CPR training, offers a few tips and general information about performing CPR and highlights the importance of taking CPR courses. (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 According to the American Heart Association, nearly 383,000 out-of-hospital instances of cardiac arrest are recorded annually, four out of five instances occurring at home. In addition, 70% of Americans do not have the necessary training and skills to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an...


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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