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Cardiac arrest Search Results


Student saves life after learning CPR at airport kiosk

- 05/25/2015

DALLAS — Matthew Lickenbrock performed hands-only CPR on another University of Dayton student with the skills he learned from the American Heart Association (AHA) Hands-Only CPR training ...

Hands-only CPR leads to 10 times more cardiac arrest saves

- 05/24/2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Dispatcher-assisted CPR has improved cardiac arrest outcomes in Washington County. Since implementing the life-saving instructions for hands-only CPR in 2011 there has ...

Medics pronounce man dead; an hour later he moves

- 05/22/2015

The paramedics document the unresponsive man was "cold to the touch and in rigor" and did not attempt resuscitation; man taken to hospital instead of morgue

Off-duty EMT/FF saves drowning child

- 05/22/2015

By Christal Hayes Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — A vacationing Lake County EMT/firefighter is being called a hero after saving the life of a young girl who was drowning in an Orlando-area ...

Chicago medics reunite with cardiac arrest survivors

- 05/22/2015

CBS CHICAGO — Smiles all around this morning at the Chicago Fire Department Academy. On Paramedics Day, paramedics were reunited with cardiac arrest survivors and Good Samaritans who ...

Chicago medics reunite with cardiac arrest survivors

- 05/21/2015

Paramedics Day brought together EMS providers, cardiac arrest survivors and bystanders who started CPR before responders arrived

AEMT builds a hands-only CPR kiosk

- 05/21/2015

The do-it-yourself building project is an interactive hands-only CPR learning activity. Read how AEMT Luke Jackson built this CPR-training kiosk and see more photos.

AEMT builds a hands-only CPR kiosk

- 05/19/2015

RICHMOND, Vt. — Vermont AEMT Luke Jackson succeeded in his goal to design and build a hands-only CPR training kiosk that is realistic and portable. “I wanted to create something ...

My EMS career is inspired by the medics that tried to save my niece

- 05/19/2015

By Reba Campbell I am no superhero. I am only in school to be a paramedic. I finally took this step after two medics I know went to a pedi code of a 6-month-old baby that winded up being ...

Man dies while in NYPD and EMS custody

- 05/15/2015

NEW YORK — A 40-year-old man died after going into cardiac arrest while in police and EMS custody. The NYPD said Denis Reyes, 40, went into cardiac arrest as police were escorting him ...

Iowa ambulance company receives $80K for cardiac arrest equipment

- 05/14/2015

Iowa City Press-Citizen IOWA CITY, Iowa — Congressman Dave Loebsack has announced that Johnson County Ambulance will receive a total of $80,590 in funding from the Department of Homeland ...

Fla. roofer struck by lightning goes into cardiac arrest

- 05/14/2015

By Jessica Lipscomb Naples Daily News, Fla. BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — A roofer suffered traumatic injuries Wednesday after being struck by lightning while working at a home in Bonita Springs. Around ...

How EMS can avoid misinterpretation by engaging with family members

- 04/14/2015

Act, react, adapt and overcome. And be careful what you say. I think that is the lesson coming out of this news story where the words of the EMS provider may have been misinterpreted by the ...

Heathrow Airport bike medic highlights success of cardiac arrest responses

- 04/07/2015

A member of London Heathrow Airport's Cycle Response Paramedic program describes what it's like to be a bike medic at the airport, and the types of calls he often responds to.

NJ responders save two people from heart attacks on same day

- 04/05/2015

By John Mooney SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. — The Scotch Plains Police Department and Scotch Plains Rescue Squad saved two heart attack victims on the same day on Thursday, March ...

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