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2014-10-17 12:29:36

DUBLIN, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rxznjk/micro_market) has announced the addition of the "Micro Market Monitor : North American Automated External Defibrillators (AED) Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rxznjk/micro_market ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report North American Automated External...

2014-10-08 16:27:33

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center Identify Adverse Effects of Disruption of Pcp4 Gene NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardiovascular scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have identified in mouse models a protein known as Pcp4 as a regulator of the heart's rhythm. Additionally, when the Pcp4 gene is disrupted, it can cause ventricular arrhythmias. Results from this animal study were released online Oct. 8 in the peer-reviewed publication, The Journal of...

2014-09-19 12:25:56

Almost 850 devices already installed with many more to come SPRUCE GROVE, AB, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health and the Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) were in Spruce Grove, Alberta today to announce the installation of five Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in the TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre. The Government and the HSF are aiming to equip all recreational arenas in Canada with the life-saving devices and provide training to use them. To date,...

2014-09-12 04:20:45

DALLAS, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds External Defibrillator Market in India 2014 and Cardiac Pacemaker Market in India 2014 research reports, of 77 pages and 56 pages respectively, to its store. The report titled Cardiac Pacemaker Market in India 2014 [http://www.marketreportsonline.com/353891.html ] analyses how the market for medical devices is gaining prominence within the healthcare sector in India and how cardiac devices has...

2014-08-27 08:26:55

Two Contracts for CPR/AED Training, Program Management will Help Boost Response Rates by 97 Percent REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Emergency University, a trailblazer in emergency response system design, blended emergency medical training and response technologies, was awarded two contracts for CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) training from the Department of Homeland Security and Investigations and the Army Reserve 81(st) Regional Support Command...

2014-08-20 23:11:41

Leading Connecticut CPR training provider EMC is now offering AED sales, AED medical oversight/program management and CPR/AED certification to customers. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 EMC CPR & Safety Training, LLC is pleased to announce the expansion of its AED sales and program management services to Connecticut. EMC is an authorized provider of American Heart Association CPR/AED training. Based in New York City, EMC has been offering Connecticut CPR certification for several...

2014-08-18 16:23:43

Lega Nazionale Dilettante (LND) to purchase Cardiac Science Powerheart products through distributor Bioforma WAUKESHA, Wis., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Italian soccer leagues have been at the forefront of promoting automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at sporting events ever since 2012 when Piermario Morosini, a 25-year-old midfielder for Livorno, suffered sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) during a match and died. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080306/AQTH510LOGO An...

2014-08-13 23:11:13

EMC has expanded its AED sales and AED program management services to Indiana, including Indianapolis, Bloomington, Fort Wayne, and surrounding areas. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 EMC CPR & Safety Training, a leading provider of safety training, is pleased to announce the expansion of its services to Indiana. Owing to popular demand, EMC is now offering CPR, AED, and First Aid training to customers in Indianapolis, Bloomington, and Fort Wayne. In addition, EMC is offering AED...

2014-08-06 23:11:24

EMC is pleased to offer AEDs, AED program management, and CPR/AED training to customers throughout the State of Nevada. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 EMC CPR & Safety Training, LLC is pleased to announce the expansion of its current services to Nevada. Based in New York City, EMC will now be offering safety training, AED sales distribution, and AED medical oversight/program management to organizations in Las Vegas, Reno, Paradise, Henderson, Carson City, and surrounding areas....

2014-08-04 12:26:21

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cardiac Defibrillators - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/cardiac_defibrillators_emerging_markets_brazil_russia_india_china_south_africa_south_korea_2009_2015.html Global Market Watch: BRICSS Cardiac Defibrillators market value is expected to reach US$1.5 billion by 2016, primarily...


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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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