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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 ...
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 ...