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2014-07-08 12:26:05

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "We are all a heartbeat away from needing emergency care" is one of key messages of the Saving Millions campaign of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), highlighting the incredible value of emergency medicine to every community and the efficiency and economic benefits of medical care provided in the nation's emergency departments. http://www.acep.org/savingmillions/. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2014-07-07 23:06:33

First Choice Emergency Room Expanding in Colorado Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open a new facility in Broomfield, Colorado in July. “I am pleased to announce that we are expanding in Colorado and opening a new facility in Broomfield,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. First Choice...

2014-07-07 20:22:13

We designed ECHO Urgent Messenger as a key fob emergency phone and personal emergency responder. DALLAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Urgent Messenger is the first key fob emergency phone and personal responder designed to work anywhere in the world. This creates peace of mind to consumers who are traveling anywhere in the world to use their Echo Urgent Messenger in case of emergency. The product also introduces several innovative features: -- First and smallest phone to use dual...

2014-07-07 16:24:24

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth recently celebrated the first class of local high school students who gained experience in health care through a new STEM Global Health program in partnership with the Lake Washington School District. The students studied STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and math) through a year-long collaboration that provided hands-on education and learning opportunities at EvergreenHealth. As part of the Lake Washington...

2014-07-07 12:28:55

HOUSTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kindred Hospital Spring, with Wound Care Specialists, is proud to announce the opening of its new outpatient wound healing center. The wound healing center provides outpatient services to people with chronic or hard to heal wounds. Chronic wounds include diabetic foot wounds which can lead to amputation, lower leg wounds related to blood flow issues, post-surgical wounds which have delayed closure, and traumatic injury wounds which are...

2014-07-07 12:28:40

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fun outdoors this summer can turn downright dangerous and result in a trip to the emergency department for kids and parents who are not careful. Each year, nearly 12 million children and adolescents under 18 years old visit the ER for injury-related reasons. "Kids are playing outdoors, being active, playing sports and getting exercise and that's the way it should be," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency...

2014-07-03 23:09:40

Dien Bui, MD to Lead First Choice Emergency Room’s 15th Facility in Houston Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Dien Bui, MD as the Medical Director of its new Pearland - Silverlake facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Bui will be leading our newest facility in the Houston area,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice...

2014-07-03 23:06:57

First Choice ER participates in Friendswood, and The Woodlands 4th of July Parades Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the nation’s leading independent network of freestanding emergency rooms, will participate in two parades this 4th of July. First Choice Emergency Room and City Ambulance’s educational ambulance will participate in the 119th Annual Friendswood Fourth of July Celebration. The educational ambulance will drive in the parade and later be...

2014-07-03 16:22:21

ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care, a service of Righttime Medical Care, is hosting a series of free informational workshops to raise the level of public knowledge about concussions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO Concussions, also called mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBI), occur when there is a bump, blow or jolt to the head or body that results in the brain being jostled inside the skull. Many...

2014-07-02 23:12:57

Randolph Maul, MD, FACEP Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Randolph Maul, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Colorado Springs - North facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Maul will be leading our third facility in Colorado Springs,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room....

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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...

William Fisher
2012-09-05 10:27:46

William Fisher is American physician and a former NASA Astronaut. He was born William Frederick Fisher on April 1, 1946, in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from North Syracuse Central High School in North Syracuse, New York in 1964. He continued on to attend Standford University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences in 1968. The following two years, Fisher worked on graduate studies in Microbiology and received a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Florida in 1975....

Annals of Emergency Medicine
2012-05-04 11:29:56

The Annals of Emergency Medicine is the official journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). It is a peer-reviewed medical journal founded in 1968 and published by Elsevier on behalf of the ACEP. The journal publishes original research, clinical reports, opinion, and educational information related to the practice, teaching, and research of emergency medicine. In addition to general emergency medicine topics, Annals of Emergency Medicine regularly publishes articles on...

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