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The dispatcher helped the mother save her own daughter by talking her through CPR ...
Robert Green, a senior territory manager, rushed to aid the woman in cardiac arrest using the equipment he sells ...
The departments recived American Heart Association's "Mission: Lifeline" awards, given to EMS crews based on the speed of treating and transporting severe heart attack patients ...
The American Heart Association award aims at improving the system of care for heart attack patients ...
Three people were shocked when the balloon landed on electrical wires ...
Emergency crews used a sledgehammer to break into a unit for a man whose daughter called 911 after the apartment manager refused to hand over a key ...
Automatic chest compressors increase save rates from 3 percent to 45 percent ...
Effective training will ensure you and your field personnel are ready to implement the new AHA guidelines ...
Nicholas Hemingway, a Baltimore Fire Department paramedic who collapsed at the end of his shift, was "always a very very loving, caring and clever child" ...
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 ...