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Cardiac arrest Search Results


Okla. paramedic has widow-maker; revived by colleagues

- 12/10/2014

EMSA medics worked for 20 minutes to revive a colleague having a heart attack stemming from a massive a coronary artery blockage

Okla. paramedic has widow-maker; revived by colleagues

- 12/10/2014

MUSTANG, Okla. — Paramedics revived one of their own when EMSA medic Jim McClung, 48, began having chest pains and raced to the Mustang Fire Department, less than a mile from his home. “By ...

Massive November snow storm claims 14th life

- 12/09/2014

Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — Authorities in western New York have attributed a 14th death to last month's lake-effect storms that dumped more than 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo ...

Study favoring BLS for cardiac arrest is narrow look at issue

- 12/04/2014

The long simmering debate about the efficacy of advanced life support (ALS) procedures has bubbled up again in response to the results of a recent Harvard University study that links ALS care ...

ALS for cardiac arrest linked to more deaths, study finds

- 12/04/2014

PBS Emergency treatments delivered in ambulances that offer “Advanced Life Support” for cardiac arrest may be linked to more death, comas and brain damage than those providing ...

Fla. medic saves wife, then husband, 13 months apart

- 12/01/2014

By Linda Trischitta Sun Sentinel POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — A colleague calls Pompano Beach Firefighter/Paramedic Marc Piper one of the "shamans" of Fire Rescue Station 52, but ...

Ohio hospital begins heart procedure to prevent cardiac arrest

- 12/01/2014

By Danae King The Lima News LIMA, Ohio — Care for cardiac arrest is just a heartbeat, or a short drive, away. St. Rita’s Medical Center recently began performing a new procedure ...

Does amiodarone increase cardiac arrest survival rates?

- 12/01/2014

"Medicines will be well used when the doctor understands their nature, what man is, what life is, and what constitution and health are. Know these well and you will know their opposites; ...

LODD: Pa. medic suffers fatal heart attack at station

- 11/26/2014

By Chris Buckley The Valley Independent MONESSEN, Pa. — For more than three decades, Ken Prunty served as an emergency responder. The longtime paramedic was doing what he had dedicated ...

Hockey player, paramedic revives fan before game

- 11/24/2014

NEWFOUNDLAND, Canada — Gander Flyers goalie Patrick O’Brien, who also works as a paramedic, revived a fan who went into cardiac arrest before Sunday’s game against the Corner ...

Study: Telephone CPR is saving more lives in Ariz.

- 11/24/2014

Research shows dispatcher-assisted CPR increases chance of surviving sudden cardiac arrest

Study: Telephone CPR is saving more lives in Ariz.

- 11/24/2014

PHOENIX, Ariz. — The chances of surviving a heart attack are best if you live in Arizona, according to a three-year study that credits a higher number of dispatchers giving CPR instructions ...

LODD: Pa. fire marshal dies of cardiac arrest

- 11/21/2014

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. — A fire marshal died of cardiac arrest Thursday night. Several hours after responding to a medical call, Samir “Sam” Ashmar, 51, was found in cardiac ...

Child trains with AED

- 11/11/2014

A boy, 4, applies pads and delivery shock after only 10 minutes of instruction

Doctor treats toddler in cardiac arrest on plane

- 11/07/2014

The 2-year-old was rushed to the hospital after the JetBlue plane was given priority landing in Boston

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