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2014-04-29 08:35:25

'One-Stop-Shop' for first aid and resuscitation training will empower more Canadians to save lives and reduce the impact of injuries BANFF, AB, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Heart

2014-04-23 09:38:28

The majority of adults surveyed indicated they would want administration of clot-dissolving medications if incapacitated by a stroke, a finding that supports clinicians' use of this treatment if patient surrogates are not available to provide consent.

2014-02-14 16:25:07

Citizen CPR, Provided Immediately After Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Can Double or Triple a Person's Chance of Survival MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb.

2014-02-05 08:30:43

The launch of the CPR Silo for Hepatitis C Patients Will Provide Financial Assistance to Patients in Need HAMPTON, Va., Feb.

2014-01-22 16:25:50

Foundation working to make the life-saving devices as common as fire extinguishers LEGAL, AB, Jan.

2013-12-16 23:02:52

If treated quickly, the severity of many sports injuries, including head injuries, can be lessened with proper and fast care on the field before paramedics arrive, says a SureFire CPR spokesman.

Rural And Southern Counties Lack Annual Training In CPR
2013-11-19 08:03:46

Annual rates of CPR training in the United States are low and vary widely across the country, but the communities most in need of training are the least likely to be trained

2013-11-18 20:50:51

Sten Rubertsson, M.D., Ph.D., of Uppsala University, Sweden and colleagues assessed whether cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in which chest compressions are delivered with a mechanical device would result in superior 4-hour survival in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest compared to CPR with manual chest compression.

CPR After Cardiac Arrest Should Go On For An Average Of 38 Minutes
2013-11-17 05:26:38

Sustaining CPR for at least 38 minutes can improve a person’s chances of surviving a heart attack and increase the odds that a cardiac arrest survivor will have regular brain function.


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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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