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For roughly 10 minutes after the sailor collapsed, he did not receive CPR or shocks from a nearby defibrillator ...
Since launching a program to teach CPR to the public, the number of people who have had their pulse restored has gone from 12 percent in 2011 to 51 percent in 2013 ...
The intent of the program is to reduce a patient’s likelihood of readmission and reduce emergency calls to 911 ...
Nicholas Hemingway, 23, was honored during funeral services Thursday; he went into cardiac arrest at the fire house at the end of his shift ...
MINNEAPOLIS — LifeAfterSCA.org is a new website to help sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survivors overcome the new challenges they face. The website provides survivors and their ...
A nurse caring for my wife reveals that the ripple that started on a tragic night long ago at the bottom of an escalator beats with a steady rhythm ...
There have been lots of efforts to improve out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival, but we have had little success ...
The fire chief was placed on leave after an investigation revealed responders may not have proper training to use the equipment ...
Show off your understanding of the signs and symptoms of cardiac emergencies with this 10-question quiz ...
Strong leadership, simulation training and implementing new techniques such as pit-crew resuscitation all help to improve outcomes when performing CPR ...
Since the differential diagnosis for PEA is wide and ACLS offers little guidance, try these tips to improve the chances of patient survival ...
The 16-year-old used his CPR training to start compressions until help arrived; he is also a volunteer firefighter with two departments ...
During the 3rd annual World CPR challenge, AMR personnel at 70 locations beat their previous record by more than 5,000 participants ...
The Wash. department is known for high cardiac arrest survival rates, and Medical Director Mickey Eisenberg describes the training and education that makes the system work ...
Two medics saved a man who suffered a heart attack, preceded by a stroke less than two months before; "the odds of me living were slim to none" ...
The funds will be used to purchase four mechanical chest compression devices and four complementary portable ventilator units ...
Up-to-date protocols and new equipment for St. Charles County new initiative for cardiac arrest response ...
Research showed 52 percent of STEMI patients in rural areas arrived to the ER in personal vehicles ...
He arrived early for his shift, and hurried to the nearby police station after hearing heard reports over the scanner of a medical emergency ...
A doctor specializing in internal medicine performed chest compressions on a man who was carried down the mountain in a toboggan after suffering a severe heart attack at the top of ...