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Latest resuscitation Stories

Epinephrine May Do More Harm Than Good For Cardiac Arrest
2014-12-05 03:14:38

For patients in cardiac arrest, administering epinephrine helps to restart the heart but may increase the overall likelihood of death or debilitating brain damage

near death experience
2014-10-08 08:19:00

Approximately one-tenth of all cardiac arrest survivors reported having out-of-body experiences or near-death experiences, according to the results of a new study investigating the phenomenon of recollections associated with death.

2014-04-29 08:35:25

'One-Stop-Shop' for first aid and resuscitation training will empower more Canadians to save lives and reduce the impact of injuries BANFF, AB, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Heart

2014-04-24 23:09:02

Pediatric Emergency Standards, Inc. proudly announces the implementation of a new resuscitation system for children, The Handtevy Pediatric Box, at Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

2014-01-20 12:24:33

BeneChill's RhinoChill helps achieve effective, time critical, and safe brain cooling in both pre-clinical as well as clinical settings MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan.

2013-10-29 23:02:12

Vinay M. Nadkarni, M.D. to be honored for contributions to pediatric critical care and resuscitation science Philadelphia, Pa.

2013-10-02 10:39:48

In Denmark between 2001 and 2010 there was an increase in bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) that was associated with an increase in survival following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

2013-06-24 10:28:37

The brain-preserving cooling treatment known as therapeutic hypothermia is rarely being used in patients who suffer cardiac arrest while in the hospital, despite its proven potential to improve survival and neurological function.

2013-06-03 10:39:46

One of the most difficult moments faced by anaesthetists and other healthcare staff is when to carry on attempts to resuscitate a person, and when those efforts should reasonably stop.

2013-03-14 14:34:29

Results from the Fluid Expansion as Supportive Therapy (FEAST) trial in East Africa show that children who are given fluid to treat shock have an increased risk of death due to cardiovascular collapse at 48 hours.


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