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2013-06-19 23:20:25

Recent legislative action in both the United States and the United Kingdom to promote AED training and usage in schools is applauded by AED.com as a means to further prepare and protect students and teachers. AED.com is proud to provide specialized AED school packages as well as training materials. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Sudden cardiac arrest can strike anyone, even a child, at any time. Brain damage sets in an average of 5 minutes after cardiac arrest, but the average...

2013-06-06 23:22:47

The first week of June is National CPR-AED Awareness Week, a time when people across the country are learning CPR and how to use automated external defibrillators to help victims of sudden cardiac arrest. The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation urges the FDA to reconsider its recommendation to increase federal regulations of AEDs. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Sudden cardiac arrest strikes nearly 1,000 people every day in the U.S. and only 10 percent of victims survive. Those who do...

2013-06-04 23:02:20

For those in the Southern California area, SureFire CPR is leading the way in training. Their expert instructors provide the direction needed to obtain vital skills that are needed to perform cardiac pulmonary resuscitation correctly. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 “SureFire CPR is committed to providing the very best in certification training classes in Orange County,” says a company representative. “We want our students to feel comfortable and to be able to...

2013-06-03 10:39:46

One of the most difficult moments faced by anaesthetists and other healthcare staff is when to carry on attempts to resuscitate a person, and when those efforts should reasonably stop. This dilemma is the subject of a session at Euroanaesthesia, the annual congress of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA). In the first part of the session, Dr Jose Solsona, Director of the ICU Department and Chair of the Ethics Committee at Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain, will outline scenarios...

2013-05-29 23:29:56

Half Price CPR Classes During the Month of June for National CPR Week Concord, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 STS CPR Concord is proud to announce that during the month of June, to celebrate National CPR Week, all of the CPR & First-aid Courses will be offered for half price. In order to qualify for this discount, the company must have a minimum of 14 students to train and the course must be conducted at their place of business. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, is a rescue technique used...

2013-05-28 23:03:06

Health First is pleased to announce an educational, free and fun community event to help train people how to save a life. The CPR training and 5K will take place Saturday, June 8 at the Space Coast Stadium in Melbourne, FL. Rockledge, FL (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Health First is pleased to announce an educational and fun community event to help train people how to save a life. Health First´s 5th Annual Free CPR Day and 5K is open to anyone ages 5 and up. This event began five years ago with...

2013-05-24 23:19:03

Half Price CPR Classes in San Francisco for National CPR Week in June San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Safety Training Seminars is an official American Heart Association CPR & First-aid certification training school located in San Francisco. In celebration of National CPR Week, All of the CPR and First-aid courses are being offered at half price of the normal rates. In order to qualify for this discount, the courses must be taught at a company's location in the San Francisco Bay...


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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