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CPR Search Results


Electrocuted man escapes brain damage thanks to early CPR

- 05/28/2015

A bystander and EMS crews performed CPR on a tree trimmer who suffered an electric shock and cardiac arrest

Electrocuted man escapes brain damage thanks to early CPR

- 05/28/2015 OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. — Electric shock, cardiac arrest, and a return to life that beat the odds. It's "EMS Week", and it has special meaning for an Okaloosa ...

911 dispatcher talks man through CPR that saves father's life

- 05/27/2015

By Geoff Fox Tampa Tribune DADE CITY, Fla. — A Dade City man who had a seizure before he stopped breathing early Saturday is alive today, thanks to the efforts of a Pasco County 911 ...

Student saves life after learning CPR at airport kiosk

- 05/25/2015

DALLAS — Matthew Lickenbrock performed hands-only CPR on another University of Dayton student with the skills he learned from the American Heart Association (AHA) Hands-Only CPR training ...

Hands-only CPR leads to 10 times more cardiac arrest saves

- 05/24/2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Dispatcher-assisted CPR has improved cardiac arrest outcomes in Washington County. Since implementing the life-saving instructions for hands-only CPR in 2011 there has ...

Medics pronounce man dead; an hour later he moves

- 05/22/2015

The paramedics document the unresponsive man was "cold to the touch and in rigor" and did not attempt resuscitation; man taken to hospital instead of morgue

Off-duty EMT/FF saves drowning child

- 05/22/2015

By Christal Hayes Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — A vacationing Lake County EMT/firefighter is being called a hero after saving the life of a young girl who was drowning in an Orlando-area ...

Chicago medics reunite with cardiac arrest survivors

- 05/22/2015

CBS CHICAGO — Smiles all around this morning at the Chicago Fire Department Academy. On Paramedics Day, paramedics were reunited with cardiac arrest survivors and Good Samaritans who ...

Chicago medics reunite with cardiac arrest survivors

- 05/21/2015

Paramedics Day brought together EMS providers, cardiac arrest survivors and bystanders who started CPR before responders arrived

FDNY EMS recognizes cardiac arrest survivors and rescuers

- 05/21/2015

NEW YORK — The 21st annual Second Chance Ceremony at the FDNY Training Academy is a special recognition event that reunites patients who have survived cardiac arrest with the paramedics, ...

AEMT builds a hands-only CPR kiosk

- 05/21/2015

The do-it-yourself building project is an interactive hands-only CPR learning activity. Read how AEMT Luke Jackson built this CPR-training kiosk and see more photos.

AEMT builds a hands-only CPR kiosk

- 05/19/2015

RICHMOND, Vt. — Vermont AEMT Luke Jackson succeeded in his goal to design and build a hands-only CPR training kiosk that is realistic and portable. “I wanted to create something ...

How my sister’s death created a family of first responders

- 05/19/2015

By Abe Boxx In a roundabout kind of way, this is a very personal story involving the first patient I ever treated, a pediatric at the age of 14, who was my very own baby sister. Although this ...

My EMS career is inspired by the medics that tried to save my niece

- 05/19/2015

By Reba Campbell I am no superhero. I am only in school to be a paramedic. I finally took this step after two medics I know went to a pedi code of a 6-month-old baby that winded up being ...

Medics honored, thanked by heart attack victim they revived

- 05/15/2015

By Lori Caldwell Post-Tribune GARY, Ind. — Jerome Varlow joined the Gary Fire Departments medics Wednesday for a luncheon recognizing the work they do every day. But it was one particular ...

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