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2011-06-30 17:19:24

Reducing the intervals between giving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and an electronic defibrillator shock after cardiac arrest significantly improves survival.

2011-06-24 23:08:04

More than 200,000 people are treated for cardiac arrest in United States hospitals each year, a rate that may be on the rise.

2011-06-21 01:59:25

A shorter pause in CPR just before a defibrillator delivered an electric shock to a cardiac arrest victim's heart significantly increased survival.

2011-06-01 14:43:00

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For 30 years, the national survival rate of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) has remained a low six percent.

2011-04-26 07:38:00

ATLANTA, Georgia, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - ACLS Blended Learning Solution to Provide Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Education Through Convenient, Integrated Solution Mosby's eLearning, a pioneer in providing eLearning solutions to more than 1,300 healthcare organizations, and the American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) today introduced the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Blended Learning Solution, a training certification solution aimed at...

2011-04-11 10:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that a new study published in this month's issue of the European peer-reviewed journal Acta Paediatrica demonstrates that pulse oximetry makes a critical difference in neonatal resuscitation both in terms of reliability and speed of measurements.

2010-11-12 08:00:00

ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) today announced that Dr.

2010-11-04 07:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association has merged two of its premier quality improvement programs to help providers reduce disability and death from in-hospital cardiac and respiratory emergencies.


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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
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