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2015-05-22 12:25:38

NEW YORK, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading companies in the cardiac defibrillator segment of the $13 billion global cardiac rhythm management device market dominate their competition, according

2015-05-17 23:00:39

DMG Productions explores the latest issues concerning Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for risk managers. Littleton, CO (PRWEB) May 17, 2015

2015-05-14 16:28:45

Doctors Ignore Critical Pacemaker & Defibrillator Capability WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- If you don't have an integrated home-based remote monitoring plan, then the simple

2015-05-13 23:07:53

New Standards Establish Comprehensive Guidelines for EP and ICD Accreditation Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 13, 2015 Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence

2015-05-12 12:32:15

Powerheart G5 is first FDA-cleared AED to combine fully automatic shock delivery, fast shock times, and dual-language functionality to help combat sudden cardiac arrest WAUKESHA, Wis.,

2015-05-11 08:33:01

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) today announced that key data from 42 abstracts will be featured at the 36th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Heart Rhythm

2015-04-29 08:29:10

NEW YORK, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for cardiac rhythm management devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators is worth about $13 billion for 2015, according to Kalorama Information.

2015-04-20 16:27:46

Results Published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Journal of the American College of Cardiology

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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...

Precordial Thump
2012-12-31 12:53:08

The precordial thump is an application of mechanical energy through a calculated strike to the torso when in a specific fatal heart rhythm. This procedure is used in very specific circumstances by highly trained health professionals with ACLS certifications. The Procedure While in the presence of a patient that is suffering a potentially fatal heart rhythm, a medical provider can strike a calculated point on the sternum to disrupt that rhythm. The energy transferred by the provider is...

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