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2012-10-13 04:02:45

AED.com recently created the new t-shirt design to help spread cardiac arrest awareness. (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 AED.com actively promotes CPR and AED Awareness to as many people as they can reach. Keeping true to their recent social media focus, AED.com created a new T-shirt design available for purchase from the Website. The t-shirt, which reads “Keep Calm and Defibrillate,” not only plays off the Queen of England's famous quote but also give valuable advice in a rescue...

2012-10-10 04:02:07

Arizona Arrhythmia Consultants Investigators for only Implantable Heart Defibrillator System that is entirely placed Under the Skin, Without any Direct Contact with the Heart gets FDA Approval fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements 9/28/2012 Chicago Tribune, Forbes, Bloomberg, FDA, The Washington Post Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Drs. Thomas Mattioni and David Riggio, clinical investigators in Arizona of the novel Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator...

Alternative For Regulating Heart Beat Offered From Innovative New Defibrillator
2012-10-03 09:25:31

A new ground-breaking technology was recently used at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) where two cardiologists, Dr. David Birnie and Dr. Pablo Nery, implanted a new innovative leadless defibrillator, the subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator (S-ICD), to an 18 year-old patient. Under Health Canada's special access program, this was only the third time this new type of ICD had been implanted in Canada. Conventional defibrillators, known as transvenous...

2012-09-18 23:01:19

Online Healthcare Certification Provider Encourages Healthcare Professionals and First Responders to Update ACLS and PALS certifications. Lincoln, Neb. (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 During Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month this September, Health Education Solutions (HES), a leading provider of online healthcare certification courses, encourages healthcare professionals and first responders to update their life support certifications. It is estimated that more than 2.5 million Americans have...


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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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