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Cardiac arrest Search Results


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 ...

Detroit EMT sued for infant's death after she refused to respond

- 07/21/2015

By Katrease Stafford Detroit Free Press DETROIT — The family of an 8-month-old girl who died after an emergency medical technician refused to go to her home when she stopped breathing ...

AEDs back on Calif. FD ambulances and trucks

- 07/20/2015

The Associated Press COMPTON, Calif. — Defibrillator machines are back on Compton’s fire trucks and ambulances after the city addressed concerns by Los Angeles County regulators ...

Detroit EMT who refused to aid infant under police investigation

- 07/16/2015

Supervisor repeatedly orders EMT Thomas to respond to the 9-month-old in cardiac arrest

Detroit EMT who refused to aid infant under police investigation

- 07/16/2015

DETROIT — The Detroit Police Department is investigating the refusal, despite repeated direct orders from her supervisor, of Detroit EMT Ann Marie Thomas to respond to a 911 call for an ...

Why rates of ROSC from cardiac arrest remain so low

- 07/08/2015

It’s hard to imagine what life was like prior to the 1950s, from a field care viewpoint. Back then, if someone experienced sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in the field, it was considered a ...

Calif. FD ordered to pull AEDs from most ambulances

- 07/07/2015

By Ben Welsh Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Most fire trucks and ambulances run by the Compton Fire Department have been stripped of defibrillator machines, a crucial lifesaving device ...

Active compression/Decompression CPR device

- 07/06/2015

Demonstration of the ResQCPR medical device for performing CPR

CPR device inspired by toilet plunger deployed by Minn. FD

- 07/06/2015

By Ben Bartenstein Pioneer Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — After 25 years of clinical trials, St. Paul is among the first cities to install new CPR devices -- inspired by a toilet plunger -- ...

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