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2013-10-30 23:33:12

New facility scheduled to open in mid-November. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced that it will open a new facility in Mesquite, Texas. “We are looking forward to delivering the highest quality emergency medical care to the Mesquite community,” said Dr. Mike Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. First Choice Emergency Room is...

2013-10-30 23:23:27

Holly Burke, registered nurse, recognized for her commitment to healing and saving lives. West Jordan, Utah (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Holly Burke, R.N., B.S.N., and EMS/state liaison at Jordan Valley Medical Center and Pioneer Valley Hospital, is the recipient of the 2013 Utah Business Magazine Healthcare Heroes Healthcare Practitioner Award. During the annual Healthcare Heroes reception on October 8, Burke was recognized for her years of dedication to emergency critical care and her...

First Aid Teams Use Pocket Manual To Improve Heart Attack Survival
2013-10-30 11:29:13

European Society of Cardiology First aid teams are set to improve the survival of heart attack patients with the first pocket-sized manual on acute cardiac conditions. The toolkit was created by expert members of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) to help first aid teams across Europe make the best decisions in seconds after a heart attack. The Acute Cardiovascular Care Association Clinical Decision-Making Toolkit is available...

2013-10-29 23:37:00

Andrew Popejoy, MD, to lead First Choice Emergency Room’s 22nd facility. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced Andrew Popejoy, MD, as the medical director of its new facility in Mansfield, Texas. Dr. Popejoy received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and his Doctor of Medicine from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed his...

2013-10-25 23:24:41

Celebrates 8th Facility in DFW with Donation to Naaman Forest High School and Open House Lewsviille, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room opened its 8th facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex in Garland, Texas today. The new Garland facility is located at 7050 N Shiloh Road, Garland, TX 75044 and is open 24 hours, 7 days per week. “Our entire team is looking forward to providing compassionate, high quality care to the Garland community,” said Dr. Nelson...

2013-10-25 23:01:00

The NY State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (SEMAC) passed a resolution requiring that ALL advanced life support (Paramedic and/or EMT- Critical Care) EMS agencies must be licensed to possess and administer controlled substance (CS) medications. (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Memphis, TN: Earlier this month, the New York State Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Association (NYSVARA) posted the new requirements. Here are the highlights of the recent NYSVARA regulations: The affected EMS...

2013-10-23 23:30:28

New Facility Scheduled to Open in Early November Lewsville, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced that it will open a new facility in Mansfield, Texas. “I am pleased to announce that we will be opening our 22nd facility in Mansfield, Texas this November,” said Dr. Mike Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. First Choice Emergency Room is revolutionizing...

2013-10-22 23:28:23

Volunteer-based emergency response foundation is able to purchase a new ambulance with the help of Yellowstone Capital's charitable funding, provided with a similar sense of urgency. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Hatzalah Volunteer Ambulance Corp (HVAC) of Union County NJ, founded in 2004, is a non-profit organization serving the communities of Elizabeth, Hillside, Union and the surrounding areas. The primary goal of HVAC is to provide rapid response, rapid treatment and rapid...

2013-10-21 23:04:18

SureFire CPR provides Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification for those needing training in Orange and Riverside counties. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 SureFire CPR recently announced ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) Certification courses for Orange County and Corona. The Newport Beach-based company offers a wide range of emergency and first aid courses, including CPR certification, ACLS classes, Neonate Resuscitation (NRP), PALS classes and more. ACLS...


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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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