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2014-09-08 12:29:30

"Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con)" teaches civilians life-saving techniques shown to dramatically increase casualty survival. CLINTON, Miss., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) announced a new education course that teaches civilians the same life-saving bleeding control techniques learned in Iraq and Afghanistan, and shown to dramatically increase casualty survival. "Bleeding Control for the Injured," aka "B-Con,"...

2014-09-04 23:03:29

Celebrates Arlington Grand Opening with Donation to Juan Seguin High School Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Arlington facility at 7am today. The new facility is located 8020 Matlock Road, Arlington, Texas and is open 24-7. “We have a dedicated, experienced team ready to deliver the highest quality emergency medical care to the Arlington community,” said Dr. McArthur, Facility Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room...

CPR youtube
2014-08-30 08:36:54

Nicole Weingartner, Wiley Only a handful of CPR and basic life support (BLS) videos available on YouTube provide instructions which are consistent with recent health guidelines, according to a new study published in Emergency Medicine Australasia, the journal for the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM). Early recognition and treatment of sudden cardiac arrest are known to improve survival for victims. A team of Turkish emergency medicine specialists put together the...

2014-08-29 23:08:51

Celebrates Pflugerville – FM 685 Grand Opening with Donation to Pflugerville High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Pflugerville – FM 685 facility at 7am today. The new facility is located 1501 FM 685, Pflugerville, Texas and is open 24-7. “Our team is pleased to be a part of First Choice Emergency Room’s second location in Pflugerville and we look forward to continuing to deliver high quality emergency medical care to the...

2014-08-29 16:23:58

Funding needed for state and rural trauma systems and to create new models for regionalized emergency care CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After authoring a new law to include burn injuries as part of trauma care, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI), is working on legislation to provide long overdue financing to develop and revitalize the nation's state and rural trauma systems and to create innovative new models of regionalized emergency care. Sen. Reed's Improving Trauma...

2014-08-27 23:15:01

Hauppauge-based Axis Construction, Inc., leading provider of construction management, design-build and general contracting services, was recently part of a team of professionals that designed and built South Nassau Communities Hospital Urgent Care Center at Long Beach. This new facility restored emergency medical services to Long Beach after Superstorm Sandy flooded Long Beach Medical Center in October 2012 and left local residents without a hospital. Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2014...

2014-08-27 23:13:38

First Choice Emergency Room Expanding in Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open its new North Richland Hills facility in mid-September. “I am pleased to announce that we are opening a new facility in the north Fort Worth area in North Richland Hills,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of...

2014-08-27 08:26:55

Two Contracts for CPR/AED Training, Program Management will Help Boost Response Rates by 97 Percent REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Emergency University, a trailblazer in emergency response system design, blended emergency medical training and response technologies, was awarded two contracts for CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) training from the Department of Homeland Security and Investigations and the Army Reserve 81(st) Regional Support Command...

2014-08-25 12:26:39

Video provides a vivid look at how mobile integrated healthcare and community paramedicine programs work and the impact they have on our nation's healthcare. CLINTON, Miss., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) announced the release of a new video, created to give emergency medical services (EMS) practitioners and other healthcare professionals a vivid look at how mobile integrated healthcare and community paramedicine...

2014-08-22 23:07:55

Celebrates Sienna Plantation Facility Grand Opening with Donation to Elkins High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Sienna Plantation facility at 7am today. The facility is located at 8927 Highway 6, Missouri City, Texas and is open 24-7. “Our highly qualified team is pleased to be a part of the Missouri City community and look forward to delivering the highest quality emergency medical care to our neighbors here,” said Dr....


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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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