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2014-08-30 23:03:41

Hyde, a premium manufacturer of water safety products, addresses one of the world’s leading causes of death, drowning, through the introduction of its new swim safety vest, the Wingman. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Hyde, a premium manufacturer of water safety products, addresses one of the world’s leading causes of death, drowning, through the introduction of its new swim safety vest, the Wingman. The Wingman is a new American-made inflation vest designed to exceed the...

2014-07-29 23:13:12

Memorial Hermann sees increase in drowning incidents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Drowning could be considered a silent killer – one that can happen in less than a minute and comes with no warning. As we hit the peak of summer activity this year, physicians at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are seeing an increased number of drowning and near-drowning incidents in Houston. “We typically see an increase in water accidents during...

2014-07-24 23:12:14

All Hands Fire Equipment Shares Tip Sheet About Pool Safety Neptune City, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 All Hands Fire Equipment, a NJ company offering fire and safety equipment as well as training, shares tips for keeping swimming pools safer this summer. 10 Drownings Occur Every Day US drowning statistics are startling. With the CDC reporting that 10 people drown every day and that it’s the fifth on the list of leading causes of unintentional injury deaths (source: CDC), pool safety is...

2014-06-19 08:25:57

Olympic Gold Medalist Janet Evans, past and present members of the USA Swimming National Team kick off events taking place at 800+ locations to spread the message Swimming Lessons Save Lives(TM). OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 20, 2014, tens of thousands of kids on 6 continents will usher in the first official weekend of summer with a Guinness World Record attempt and a life-saving message....

2014-06-07 12:21:13

TORONTO, June 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Safe swimming and safe splashing mean your kids can have fun when they are in and around the water. This is the message being shared with Canadians during Parachute's Safe Kids Week, June 7 - 14, 2014. With more than 570 children having drowned in Canada in the past 10 years, this message takes on added urgency and is why Parachute is encouraging Canadians to become aware of the importance of water safety in order to prevent drowning and water-related injuries...

2014-05-30 04:22:17

In response to an article published on Hutchnews.com, Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics gives tips to parents on safe swimming practices and why it's important to teach these rules to children at an early age. BOHEMIA, N.Y., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatrics center comments on an article that provides tips on swimming safety for children as the summer months approach. Logo-...

2014-05-02 23:04:33

Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children five and under and the second leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. among children under 14. Wellington, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 British Swim School, a full service, year-round and indoor swim school franchise offering water safety survival and swimming lessons for babies from three months through adult, franchisees Howie and Sarah Berkowitz had the scare of a lifetime when they thought their 18-month old son had...

2014-05-01 20:25:03

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of May is traditionally celebrated much like a holiday across America as the beginning of the summer season. Many children begin summer break, families take their first dip in the backyard swimming pool, and vacations long and short revolve around water. Unfortunately the month of May has historically signaled the beginning of a season of drowning tragedies across the United States. Whether it's the backyard or community pool,...

2014-05-01 10:06:03

Study Highlights: -Children who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital are more likely to survive with good brain function if emergency dispatchers give bystanders CPR instruction. -CPR with chest compressions and breaths led to more favorable neurological outcomes in kids. Children who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital are more likely to survive and have good brain function if dispatchers instruct bystanders on CPR, according to a large Japanese study published in Journal...

2014-03-31 23:02:45

The 4th Annual GOLF4JD Tournament on April 28 in Austin aims to raise $35,000 as family requests for information and support increase; nonfatal drownings affect more than 5,700 children a year in the U.S., according to Centers for Disease Control, with a majority in summer months June - August. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 HOPE4JD, an Austin-based nonprofit that provides charitable support to Texas families of children with a brain injury due to nonfatal drowning, announced its...


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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...

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