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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. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/automated-external-defibrillator-market-549.html (PRWEB) October 06, 2013 The "Automated External Defibrillator Market (Trends, Technology and End-Users) (2012-2017)" analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities...

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. Case provides important lessons for the public during National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month in October. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Sue Hostler arrived at the Philadelphia International Airport in late August to catch a flight home to Pittsburgh, PA. A frequent business traveler, she knew her way around the...

2013-10-02 23:28:47

DXE has announced two exciting October Specials. Customers who purchase a new AED will receive their choice of a wall cabinet or pediatric pads while customers who purchase a manual defibrillator will select between a preventative maintenance check and a pulse oximeter. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 DXE Medical, Inc. has announced two exciting specials for their customers throughout the month of October. First, customers who purchase any manual defibrillator will receive their...

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, according to a study in the October 2 issue of JAMA. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest affects approximately 300,000 individuals in North America annually. "Despite efforts to improve prognosis, survival remains low, with aggregated survival-to-discharge rates less than 8 percent. In many cases, time...

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

[ Watch the Video: Securing Your Implanted Device With A Heartbeat Password ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at Rice University have found a way to use the unique signature of a person's heartbeat as a biometric security identifier to prevent implanted medical devices (IMD) from being hacked. Implantable devices such as defibrillators and insulin pumps typically come with wireless connectivity that allows doctors to update software or download...

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) devices. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cardiac-monitoring-advanced-technologies-and-global-market-55.html (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The report "Cardiac Monitoring & Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Market [ECG, Implantable Loop Recorder, Holter, Implantable Cardioverter...

2013-09-22 23:03:53

With the ability to be taken and used virtually anywhere, the Samaritan® PAD Defibrillator made by HeartSine® that MADA distributes is specifically designed as a public access defibrillator (PAD). Portable, convenient and weighing in at only 2.4 pounds, the Samaritan is compact in size, but long on ability and durability. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) September 22, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a...

2013-09-16 23:23:29

DXE Medical, Inc. is offering customers 10% off all Defibtech AEDs. This promotion can be redeemed by calling in to order at (866) 349-4364. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 DXE Medical, Inc. is offering a sales promotion for customers through the month of September. Customers can receive 10% off the purchase price off all Defibtech AEDs. The promotion can be redeemed either over the phone or online. Phone customers can mention the promotion to their sales representative to...


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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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