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Latest Ventricular fibrillation Stories

2011-01-27 12:35:25

Cardiac arrests that can be treated by electric stimulation, also known as shockable arrests, were found at a higher frequency in public settings than in the home.

2011-01-27 08:40:00

A new study shows the frequency of a potentially deadly heart rhythm is lower among patients who suffer cardiac arrests at home than among those who have them in a public setting.

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2011-01-20 07:45:00

People who drink alcohol on a regular basis, especially those who are considered heavy drinkers, might be more likely to suffer the common heart-rhythm disturbance atrial fibrillation (AF) than those who abstain from intoxicating drinks.

2010-11-15 15:45:04

While automated external defibrillators improve survival for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, an analysis of data indicates their use for cardiac arrest in a hospital does not result in an improved rate of survival.

2010-11-15 12:59:18

Approximately 500,000 Americans require dialysis to treat kidney disease; of that population nearly half of the deaths that occur are caused by cardiovascular disease.

2010-08-16 15:49:28

The earlier that patients who suffer from atrial fibrillation obtain the correct treatment, the lower is the risk of serious secondary effects such as stroke.

2010-07-22 01:44:39

Chaos models may someday help model cardiac arrhythmias -- abnormal electrical rhythms of the heart.

2010-03-18 08:51:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Minnesota State High School League and Take Heart(TM) Minnesota together with the Medtronic Foundation announced they are "teaming up" to save more lives from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

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2010-02-21 13:19:25

Newly identified gene may open route to innovative treatments for atrial fibrillation.


Latest Ventricular fibrillation Reference Libraries

Precordial Thump
2012-12-31 12:53:08

The precordial thump is an application of mechanical energy through a calculated strike to the torso when in a specific fatal heart rhythm. This procedure is used in very specific circumstances by highly trained health professionals with ACLS certifications. The Procedure While in the presence of a patient that is suffering a potentially fatal heart rhythm, a medical provider can strike a calculated point on the sternum to disrupt that rhythm. The energy transferred by the provider is...

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