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2009-01-13 10:07:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Inclinix, Inc., a clinical trial enrollment solutions provider, announces the release of its next generation Critical Population Research(R) (CPR) system.

2008-10-18 15:00:06

The 1977 disco hit "Stayin' Alive" by the Bee Gees has the perfect beat to perform CPR, say medical researchers at the University of Illinois. At 103 beats per minutes, the song is the perfect CPR metronome, said Dr. David Matlock of the university's Peoria campus.

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2008-10-17 11:45:00

At 103 beats per minute, and a rhythm that will just get stuck in your head, the Bee Gees' 1977 disco song "Stayin' Alive" is the perfect solution to truly help keep people staying alive during CPR.

2008-08-20 00:00:39

The Jackson County Regional Health Center and the American Heart Association are teaming up for a potentially life-saving event. Teaching the basic skills of CPR, the organizations are sponsoring Family and Friends CPR at the health center, 700 W. Grove St. in Maquoketa at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug.

2008-06-25 15:03:08

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Once, walking down Fifth Avenue, I saw a man in his late 50s collapse and fall to the ground. A crowd formed around him, and almost everyone was calling 911. The man did not show any movement; just made sudden, loud sounds that sounded like snoring.

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2008-04-01 00:05:00

You can skip the mouth-to-mouth breathing and just press on the chest to save a life. In a major change, the American Heart Association said Monday that hands-only CPR - rapid, deep presses on the victim's chest until help arrives - works just as well as standard CPR for sudden cardiac arrest in adults.

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2007-03-16 00:25:00

Chest compression - not mouth-to-mouth resuscitation - seems to be the key in helping someone recover from cardiac arrest, according to new research that further bolsters advice from heart experts.


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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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