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American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Study highlights: Cardiac arrest patients may not be getting the best care by EMS personnel due to a number of external factors. EMS should have adequate time in the field to give high-quality CPR and other resuscitation efforts before transporting cardiac arrest patients. EMS should follow national guidelines for transporting cardiac arrest patients and determining when to end unsuccessful resuscitation efforts. DALLAS, June 30...
Local laws, insurance reimbursement and public misperceptions impede emergency medical services (EMS) workers from using best resuscitation practices, according to a study reported in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
Many hospitalized patients overestimate their chance of surviving an in-hospital cardiac arrest and do not know what CPR really involves, a University of Iowa study has shown.
Survival rates from out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest almost doubled when professional rescuers using cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) gave better chest compressions and minimized interruptions to them.
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- BeneChill, Inc. (www.benechill.com) today announced the start of the PRINCE (Pre-Resuscitation Intra-Nasal Cooling Effectiveness) study.
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips Electronics today announced that Dr. Ohad Ziv, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist at Rhode Island Hospital, has been selected as the recipient of the second annual American Heart Association-Philips Resuscitation Fellowship Award.
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ZOLL Medical Corporation (Nasdaq GS: ZOLL), a manufacturer of resuscitation devices and related software solutions, announced today that Tyler Health Care Center, a 20-bed community hospital in Tyler, Minnesota, is the latest in a growing number of smaller hospitals to implement the Company's AutoPulse(R) Non-Invasive Cardiac Support Pump.
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