NEW YORK — FDNY personnel performed CPR on a cat they rescued from a burning building Sunday.
Two photos captured the moments in which two firefighters and then an officer administered ...
By Kate Brumback
ATLANTA — The mother of a man who died after a struggle with sheriff's deputies in Georgia can be heard in a 911 call screaming that her son is ...
The 2015 American Heart Association emergency cardiac care and CPR guidelines highlight how quick action, proper training, technology upgrades and teamwork can increase cardiac arrest survival. ...
You respond to a call where fire personnel are performing poor CPR. They need coaching, but you don't want to offend them or cause an argument.
What would you do to immediately improve ...
By Christopher T Boyer
A Resuscitation Outcomes Consurtium (ROC) study published in the New England Journal of Medicine is rapidly circulating in EMS social networks, with some readers pointing ...
Since Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) continues to be a major cause of death in the U.S., it makes sense that research that has been ongoing for more than 60 years should remain hot and heavy. The ...
ORLANDO, Fla. — A one-time, 45-minute educational session on basic life support has the potential to greatly improve middle school students’ CPR knowledge and skills, according to ...
By Frank Juliano
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — John Simon, of Milford, wanted to thank the men who saved his life.
So two of the three ambulance crew members and the bartender ...
Newly diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, he made the video while recovering and awaiting heart surgery.
SCARBOROUGH, Maine — A 15-year-old who survived cardiac arrest thanked the emergency responders who assisted him through a video that has been viewed tens of thousands of times on Facebook.
ORLANDO, Fla. — A new smartphone application connects bystanders with AEDs and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients.
Japanese researchers developed the app, called AED-SOS, ...
ORLANDO, Fla. — The availability of an AED is a function of its geographic placement as well as its temporal availability, which is the time of day availability or accessibility. Many AEDs ...
ORLANDO, Fla. — Family members of cardiac patients, trained in CPR using video training without a manikin, performed chest compressions similarly six months after their training as those ...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Continuous chest compression, touted as the new way to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, was not an improvement over standard CPR, according to findings published ...
ORLANDO, Fla. — Most adults who survive out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) emerge neurologically intact, even if their resuscitations took longer than previously recommended, according ...
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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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There are many potential areas of infectious exposure for the patient and the EMS provider. An important...