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2012-08-20 06:28:37

Patient Advocate Foundation Receives Significant Support to Aid Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients through the Co-Pay Relief Program The Co-Pay Relief Program Provides Support for Pharmaceutical Co-Payments to Insured Patients in Need HAMPTON, Va., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous contribution that will have direct and immediate impact by allowing PAF to continue support to patients...

2012-07-14 23:00:23

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is one of the nation's leading causes of death. Michael Clarke Duncan is kept alive by his girlfriend's CPR efforts before emergency medical services could arrive. AED.com explains the disease that kills so many of its victims. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 Michael Clarke Duncan, The well known actor in The Green Mile recently suffered a sudden cardiac arrest event. He is 54 years old. According to TMZ, Omarosa, who is most know from the popular TV show The...

2012-06-29 10:22:42

ATLANTA, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Depending on your perspective, disco may not be a highlight in America's history, but this Fourth of July Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) is asking everyone to revisit the bygone musical era for 60 seconds in order to learn how to save a life with the American Heart Association's Hands-Only CPR (HOCPR). HOCPR is CPR without rescue breathing - just chest compressions. When performed to the beat of the disco song "Stayin' Alive," HOCPR has...

2012-06-11 23:03:29

How the CPR® Shield Warranty Protects Your Data on a Dime Summerville, Ga. (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 We love electronics: There are nearly six billion cell phones in use today, and since its launch in 2010, customers have purchased over 65 million iPads. Almost half of cell phone users now own smart phones, but it´s costing more than they bargained for in protection plans and repairs. Only a few years ago, smart phones were a technological luxury that few people could afford. Now,...

2012-05-14 09:02:57

Findings reveal racial disparities in pre-hospital care for nation's leading killer Black cardiac arrest victims who are stricken outside hospitals are less likely to receive bystander CPR and defibrillation on the scene than white patients, according to research that will be presented by a research team from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania today at the annual meeting of Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. The researchers also found that black...

2012-04-27 06:23:32

CPR Electrolyte Imbalance Silo, launching on May 1, 2012, will Provide Financial Assistance to Qualified Patients HAMPTON, Va., April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) announced today its formation of a new Electrolyte Imbalance Silo within its Co-Pay Relief (CPR) program. This new CPR program silo will provide financial support for pharmaceutical co-payments to insured patients facing clinically significant electrolyte imbalance related health...

2012-04-23 23:03:31

Safety Training Seminars is proud to announce the opening of their fifth Bay Area American Heart Association CPR certification training school in Berkeley, CA. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Safety Training Seminars is proud to announce their newest Berkeley American Heart Association CPR training school in Alameda County. The new location will be located at the corner of University Avenue & Shattuck Avenue near the Downtown Berkeley BART station. The American Heart Association...

2012-04-06 02:20:59

DALLAS, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RemitDATA Inc., the industry expert in reimbursement, productivity and utilization data and analysis solutions for the outpatient healthcare market, today announced a strategic partnership with Definitive Homecare Solutions, Ltd., the developers of the CPR+ billing and business management software for the HME, Home Infusion, and specialty pharmacy industries. Through its RemitPARTNER program, RemitDATA will initially integrate WebScan PRO into the CPR+...

2012-04-03 08:41:50

People who have a cardiac arrest that can't be helped by a defibrillator shock are more likely to survive if given CPR based on updated guidelines that emphasize chest compressions, according to research reported in the American Heart Association journal, Circulation. "By any measure – such as the return of pulse and circulation or improved brain recovery – we found that implementing the new guidelines in these patients resulted in better outcomes from cardiac arrest," said...

2012-04-02 23:03:03

Starting July 1st, 2012, all Mississippi Dental Offices Will Be Required to Own an AED Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 A mandate initiated by the Mississippi Dental Board requires that all dental offices in the state of Mississippi have an AED onsite. An AED or Automated External Defibrillator drastically improves survival rates among sudden cardiac arrest victims. CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, although an important step in a cardiac arrest rescue situation, is not standalone...


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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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