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2013-10-06 23:01:29

Automated External Defibrillator Market report categorizes the global automated external defibrillator market on the basis product type into semi-automated and fully automated defibrillators.

2013-10-04 23:21:38

Business traveler helps save the life of 25-year-old victim of sudden cardiac arrest at Philadelphia International Airport by giving him CPR for 15 minutes.

2013-10-02 23:28:47

DXE has announced two exciting October Specials.

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.

Heartbeat Password Secures Implanted Medical Devices
2013-09-24 08:33:18

Researchers have found a way to use the unique signature of a person's heartbeat as a security identifier to prevent implanted medical devices (IMD) from being hacked.

2013-09-23 23:22:51

Cardiac Monitoring Market report categorizes the global cardiac monitoring and cardiac rhythm management devices market into conventional monitoring devices and cardiac rhythm management (CRM)


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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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