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2010-11-16 14:06:00

ANAHEIM, Calif. and COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov.

2010-11-16 08:54:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In cardiac emergencies, rescuers performing CPR should do chest compressions first. That's the most important change in new guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, recently announced by the American Heart Association (AHA).

2010-11-15 09:38:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A combination of two devices could save the lives of several thousand cardiac arrest patients each year if implemented nationwide, suggests results of a clinical trial presented at today's American Heart Association Resuscitation Science Symposium.

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2010-11-15 08:05:38

CPR quality is worse during in-hospital cardiac arrests occurring overnight than those that happen during the day.

2010-11-08 00:00:46

The American Heart Association Announces New CPR Guidelines No more A-B-C’s - Now it’s C-A-B For more than 40 years, we've learned the ABC’s of CPR - Airway, Breathing and Compressions.

2010-10-21 11:00:00

Red Cross will continue to offer full CPR training as well as the hands-only technique WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-10-21 09:03:51

The American Heart Association is changing the ABCs of CPR in its 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.

2010-10-20 08:21:04

More pushing, less breathing : that’s the new slogan from life-saving experts regarding CPR.

2010-10-18 18:15:15

Elsevier announces the publication of the 2010 European Resuscitation Council (ERC) Guidelines in the journal Resuscitation.


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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...

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