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2013-10-02 10:39:48

In Denmark between 2001 and 2010 there was an increase in bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) that was associated with an increase in survival following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to a study in the October 2 issue of JAMA. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest affects approximately 300,000 individuals in North America annually. "Despite efforts to improve prognosis, survival remains low, with aggregated survival-to-discharge rates less than 8 percent. In many cases, time...

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2013-09-03 07:22:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Uppsala University and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) shows that mechanical chest compressions are as equally effective as manual CPR. The LINC study, published in the journal Resuscitation, included 2,589 patients from six European sites who had suffered an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and needed resuscitation. "The study was designed to show a better 4-hour survival in the group treated with mechanical...

2013-07-19 23:04:26

CPR - Cell Phone Repair - St.Louis - is opening up a brand new location in Brentwood, Missouri. CPR-Brentwood is having a grand opening and ribbon cutting with the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce from 11:30 to 1:30 on Friday, July 19, 2013. Brentwood, MO (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 CPR - Cell Phone Repair – St. Louis - is a cell repair company that offers repairs for cell phones, iPhones, iPads, tablets, and various mobile devices, including gaming consoles. CPR Cell Phone Repair is driven by...

2013-07-16 22:33:21

Among patients who experienced in-hospital cardiac arrest requiring vasopressors (drugs that increase blood pressure), use of a combination therapy during cardiopulmonary resuscitation resulted in improved survival to hospital discharge with favorable neurological status, according to a study in the July 17 issue of JAMA. "Neurological outcome after cardiac arrest has been the main end point of several randomized clinical trials (RCTs). Neurologically favorable survival differs from...

2013-07-08 23:04:57

Heroes BLS, a provider of first aid and CPR training, offers a few tips and general information about performing CPR and highlights the importance of taking CPR courses. (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 According to the American Heart Association, nearly 383,000 out-of-hospital instances of cardiac arrest are recorded annually, four out of five instances occurring at home. In addition, 70% of Americans do not have the necessary training and skills to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an...

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...

2013-06-03 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...


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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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