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2013-11-07 23:29:08

“First Contact-to-Balloon” Initiative Accelerates Patient Diagnosis, Empowers EMS to Activate Hospital Cardiac Teams Pittsburgh PA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 When a heart attack strikes, time is never on the victim’s side. Without swift treatment to restore blood flow to the heart, a patient’s chances of survival or escaping serious cardiovascular injury diminish by the minute. That’s particularly true for a dangerous type of heart attack called ST-elevation myocardial...

2013-10-31 23:30:06

EMED Jamaica’s premier air ambulance evacuation service today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Port Authority of Jamaica. This agreement allows EMED's emergency ground and air ambulance evacuation services for cruise ship passengers traveling to Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 EMEDICAL GLOBAL JAMAICA LTD.(EMED), Jamaica’s premier air ambulance evacuation service today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Port...

2013-10-30 23:34:58

Enhanced Medical Services Benefit Local Residents Pearland, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Prime Urgent Care offers expedited services that are ideal for those times when a trip to the emergency room is not warranted but the services of a family practice doctor are not ideal either, like after hours or on weekends. Prime Urgent Care has recently announced new medical services for its valued Pearland area residents. Urgent care facilities generally provide patients with a wonderful middle...

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...


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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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