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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. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, residents throughout Santa Clara County will have the technology available to provide assistance to a person experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) who may be in need of CPR. El Camino Hospital, the fire departments within Santa Clara County and the PulsePoint Foundation announced the availability of the...

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. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) announced today the expansion of its Co-Pay Relief (CPR) program with the opening of the Hepatitis C disease silo. Supported through a generous donation of 5 million dollars, this CPR program silo providers financial support for pharmaceutical co-payments for insured patients who are facing...

2014-01-22 16:25:50

Foundation working to make the life-saving devices as common as fire extinguishers LEGAL, AB, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Installation of the first of 2000 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in arenas and recreation centres across Canada was announced today at the Legal Recreation Complex by Health Minister Rona Ambrose and Heart and Stroke Foundation president Bobbe Wood. The AEDs are part of a $10 million program funded by the federal government and administered by the...

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. Orange, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Long-term effects of sports injuries as reported in recent nightly TV news has served both to increase parental concerns for their children's sports safety - but also to emphasize the importance of an "Emergency Preparedness Play," says Zack...

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

Duke University Medical Center 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, according to a new study from the Duke Clinical Research Institute. The findings, published Nov. 18, 2013, in JAMA Internal Medicine, add to known geographic disparities in cardiac arrest survival and offer a rationale to increase access to training for the life-saving intervention....

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. "Many factors affect the chances of survival after cardiac arrest, including early recognition of arrest, effective CPR and defibrillation, and postresuscitation...

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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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, according to research presented Saturday at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2013 conference in Dallas. “Cardiac arrest occurs when electrical impulses in the heart become rapid or chaotic, causing it to suddenly stop...

2013-10-14 23:03:31

SureFire CPR brings training to employees onsite at their company location, in an effort to prepare more citizens with CPR and first aid training in case of emergency. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 SureFire CPR, an Orange County - based CPR and first aid instruction company, today announced Commercial CPR Training Deals, a new program meant to focus on bringing CPR training to corporate locations. Providing onsite CPR training to residents and businesses in Orange County, Los...


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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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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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