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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...

2014-01-16 12:30:52

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The District of Columbia led the nation with a B- in a new report card issued today by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), citing stellar access to emergency care and a strong commitment to disaster preparedness. Ironically, the District ranked last in the nation for having the worst medical liability environment. The nation's overall grade fell to a D+, since...

2014-01-16 12:30:50

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington dropped to 35(th) place in the nation with a D+ in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). Despite ranking in the top 10 states in the categories of Public Health and Injury Prevention and Quality and Patient Safety, Washington received failing grades in three out...

2014-01-16 12:30:45

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas dropped from 29th in the nation in 2009 to 38th in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state received failing grades, ranking near the bottom of the nation, in three out of five categories. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d)...

2014-01-16 12:30:43

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tennessee climbed from 33(rd) in the nation in 2009 to 17th in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state has made progress in the categories of Disaster Preparedness and Medical Liability Environment, but still faces challenges related to high rates of preventable...

2014-01-16 12:30:27

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- South Carolina received an overall D+, with F's in three categories, in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state dropped to an overall 33(rd) place ranking in the nation, down from its 26(th) place ranking in the 2009 Report Card. (Logo:...

2014-01-16 12:30:24

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota received an overall grade of C in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"), ranking 12(th) in the nation. The state improved its ranking in the category of Access to Emergency Care, reflecting the highest per capita rate of physicians accepting Medicare in the nation and...


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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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