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2014-05-01 10:06:03

Children who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital are more likely to survive and have good brain function if dispatchers instruct bystanders on CPR.

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

2014-02-27 08:30:36

Program Will Focus on 1- to 4-year-olds in Bangladesh, Where Drowning is the Leading Cause of Death Among Children DHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb.

2013-11-15 10:45:28

Two new research studies show that location is the most important factor in determining drowning survival.

2013-08-20 23:25:50

Swimming can be a lot of fun, but safety must be ensured for water enthusiasts.

2013-07-23 23:25:25

According to a study released by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), children younger than 5-years-old account for more than 75% of all spa and pool deaths and nearly 80% of spa and

2013-07-16 23:04:36

SureFire CPR has released important CPR information to keep households and businesses safe in the case of a cardiac emergency. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) July

2013-07-13 23:00:45

Simple steps save lives—teach all children to swim, put a fence around all pools, and always watch children in and around the water. Washington, DC (PRWEB)


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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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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.