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ZOLL sales representative helps save unresponsive woman

- 08/27/2015

OMAHA, Neb. — A ZOLL sales representative, Robert Green, helped save a woman’s life using the equipment he carries to client appointments. Green, a senior territory manager, was ...

Pit crew CPR approach nearly doubles ROSC rate for Kan. department

- 08/24/2015

By Erin Mathews The Salina Journal, Kan. SALINA, Kan. — If there is such a thing as a good place to have a heart attack, Salina is becoming that place. Since Jan. 1, when Salina ...

Ill. health care system awarded grant for cardiac arrest care

- 08/20/2015

By EMS1 Staff MOLINE, Ill. — UnityPoint Health – Trinity has been awarded a $105,200 grant from the American Heart Association as part of “Mission: Lifeline”, a community-based ...

Medics' decision to stop resuscitation of Minn. woman under investigation

- 08/19/2015

Six personnel from Maplewood FD are on leave after granting request of woman's husband and power of attorney to halt resuscitation

Medics' decision to stop resuscitation of Minn. woman under investigation

- 08/19/2015

By Sarah Horner Pioneer Press MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — The decision by Maplewood paramedics to stop resuscitation efforts on a dying woman Aug. 7 at the request of her husband was at the ...

3 injured in Pa. hot air balloon accident

- 08/18/2015

The Associated Press NEW HOLLAND, Pa. — A deflating hot air balloon struck overhead electrical wires after landing in a Pennsylvania field, shocking three people including one who was ...

Remember 2 Things: Cardiac care questions for geriatric patients

- 08/12/2015

EMS1 Columnist Steve Whitehead goes over the importance of getting a geriatric patient's history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes when treating a cardiac event

AEDs: 5 ways to pay for and place lifesaving devices in public places

- 08/04/2015

On March 25, 2000, Louis Acompora of Long Island played his first game for Northport High School’s freshman lacrosse team. Acompora, the team’s goaltender, wore the requisite extra ...

CPR pioneer, Dr. James Jude, dies at 87

- 08/01/2015

Idea for applying pressure to center of the chest came while observing his colleagues develop the defibrillator at Johns Hopkins University

CPR pioneer, Dr. James Jude, dies at 87

- 08/01/2015

By Howard Cohen Miami Herald MIAMI — Modern medicine was “going to the dogs” when Dr. James Jude, a young resident at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the ...

Community CPR training proves effective in NC

- 07/26/2015

By Keith Upchurch The Herald-Sun DURHAM, N.C. — A woman was jogging with her fiancé in Durham when he collapsed from a heart attack, but she administered CPR and revived him. First ...

Research explores EMS providers' role in end-of-life calls

- 07/25/2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Researchers examine how EMTs and paramedics assess and manage the type of emergency calls that can determine whether a person’s end-of-life wishes are upheld. Because ...

Baltimore city medic laid to rest after LODD

- 07/23/2015

Nicholas Hemingway, 23, was honored during funeral services Thursday; he went into cardiac arrest at the fire house at the end of his shift

Baltimore city medic laid to rest after LODD

- 07/23/2015

WMAR Baltimore BALTIMORE — Friends, family and fellow member of the Baltimore City Fire Department gathered Thursday to lay to rest a paramedic who died after collapsing at the fire ...

New website to help cardiac arrest survivors

- 07/21/2015

MINNEAPOLIS — is a new website to help sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survivors overcome the new challenges they face. The website provides survivors and their families ...

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