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2014-01-31 23:22:57

Intermedix's asset tracking system, Fleeteyes, to be used by the New Jersey EMS Task Force. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The New Jersey EMS Task Force is relying on advanced technology to support emergency response during the national championship game between the Denver Broncos vs. the Seattle Seahawks Sunday at the MetLife Stadium. The New Jersey EMS Task Force, a volunteer group of more than 150 emergency medical services agencies from the New Jersey area, will be...

2014-01-29 16:28:14

DUBLIN, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zv6n5c/automated) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis on the International Automated External Defibrillator Market - Forecasts to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zv6n5c/automated ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The automated external defibrillator (AED) market is...

2014-01-28 23:27:08

StatusNet911 Community Contact Now Available Free to Municipal Public Safety Officials Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 DataTech911 is pleased to announce the release of StatusNet911 Community Contact, a web-accessible system designed to track residents who have been evacuated or otherwise displaced and separated from their loved ones during large emergency events. During large scale emergencies where community members are displaced from homes or schools, StatusNet911 Community...

2014-01-27 23:28:32

For most motorists, road closures and icy bridges are an inconvenience; but for police, fire and EMS agencies, they are a major challenge. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 For most motorists, road closures and icy bridges are an inconvenience; but for police, fire and EMS agencies, they are a major challenge. When icy weather was predicted for Acadian Ambulance’s service areas, the company immediately began implementing its emergency plan. Having served Louisiana residents for...

2014-01-24 23:02:32

Raising The Bar to Fly Patients Higher, Faster and Safer Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Angel MedFlight, an innovator and industry leader in air ambulance medical transports, flies patients in Learjet 60s – medium-size aircraft that foster the highest standards of safety, medical care, comfort and security. The use of Learjet 60s revolutionizes the air medical industry, providing the next-generation of medical transport. Transporting critically ill patients at high altitudes...

2014-01-24 23:01:37

Superheroes are defined as fictional characters possessing extraordinary or superhuman powers – but don’t tell that to 59-year-old cardiac arrest survivor Keith Myers. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Superheroes are defined as fictional characters possessing extraordinary or superhuman powers – but don’t tell that to 59-year-old cardiac arrest survivor Keith Myers. At a reunion held Jan. 21 in Jennings, La., with representatives of Acadian Ambulance, Jennings Fire Department, American...

2014-01-21 23:27:16

Aeromedevac Air Ambulance Service is now offering medical flights with full medical support teams to international locations across the globe. San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 American travelers who experience a medical emergency while traveling in Mexico can rest assured that there is now an air ambulance service that can transport them home with full medical support while en route to an American medical facility. Aeromedevac, a leading provider of air ambulance medical...

2014-01-17 16:23:57

2014 Omnibus Spending Bill Contains ENA Priorities DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) applauds the U.S. Senate for approving an omnibus spending bill that contains increased funding for programs important to emergency nurses. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/DC35231LOGO) The House of Representatives approved the spending package on Jan. 15. The bill now goes to President Obama for his signature. When signed, it...

2014-01-17 16:23:31

The Electronic Provider Cards Can Be Used the Same Way as Hardcopy Cards BOSTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- United Medical Education, an online ACLS, PALS and BLS certification provider, has just announced that they are "going green" in regards to their provider cards. Thanks to their large scale growth, the company is taking extra steps to be as eco-friendly as possible, and will now provide all of their customers' electronic provider cards at no additional cost. These...

United States Gets A 'D' When It Comes To Emergency Medical Care
2014-01-17 13:49:40

[ Watch the Video: Low Marks For US Emergency Healthcare ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report card issued by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) gave the United States a ‘D’ when it comes to emergency medical services. Released Thursday, the report card also graded individual states on how well states support emergency care. The organization found that the emergency care environment in the US has worsened since 2009, when the ACEP...


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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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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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