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Patient: "I realized that these are ordinary human beings and just good guys that want to take care of everyone else" ...
Medical leaders presented studies on when to stop resuscitation efforts, the use of prehospital ultrasound, and how to use gravity to improve cerebral perfusion ...
The 61-year-old man collapsed around mile 22; ALS medics on bikes shocked him with an AED and brought him to a waiting ambulance, where he regained a pulse ...
Crews were recognized for saving the lives of heart attack patients within 90 minutes or less ...
The new CPR course focuses specifically on BLS care, and uses realistic training and scenarios ...
He worked with local businesses and leaders to purchase CPR assist devises for the community, and conducted training for town employees and EMS providers ...
They noticed something was wrong when the rig rolled through a light; they performed CPR and used an AED to save the driver's life ...
The department implemented high-performance CPR, and began tracking data related to bystanders starting resuscitation efforts before responders arrive ...
His partner cared for him after he had a seizure while caring for a cardiac patient in the back of the rig; doctors discovered multiple brain aneurysms, including one that burst ...
EMSA medics worked for 20 minutes to revive a colleague having a heart attack stemming from a massive coronary artery blockage ...
Heart attack patient benefits from continuum of care ...
Cardiac arrest research published by Harvard University is huge, but it only looks at one aspect of our practice ...
A Harvard University study found that 90 days after hospitalization, patients treated in BLS ambulances were 50 percent more likely to survive than those treated with ALS ...
He responded to both cardiac arrest calls, and will be recognized as Paramedic of the Year ...
It involves implanting a S-ICD device above the heart that will shock patients if they begin to exhibit an irregular heart beat ...
He called out to his partner who found him clutching his chest; he was transported to a local hospital but responders weren't able to revive him ...
Gander Flyers goalie Patrick O’Brien ran from the dressing room and began chest compressions on an unresponsive fan in cardiac arrest ...
Lt. Brian Tredo was helping a 72-year-old victim escape an apartment fire when he collapsed ...
Research shows dispatcher-assisted CPR increases the chance of surviving sudden cardiac arrest ...
The longtime volunteer was treated and transported by fellow responders ...