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Rescuers perform CPR on cat saved from fire

- 11/24/2015

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 ...

Man, high on spice, attacks, bites girlfriend and goes into cardiac arrest

- 11/24/2015

By Kate Brumback Associated Press 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 ...

2015 AHA guidelines can be the backbone of your funding request

- 11/20/2015

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. ...

What Would You Do? Poor CPR performance needs immediate and long-term improvement

- 11/17/2015

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 ...

Should EMS abandon continuous chest compression CPR?

- 11/16/2015

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 ...

Continuous chest compressions vs. CPR for cardiac arrest: 3 takeaways

- 11/11/2015

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 ...

Middle school students learn CPR in under an hour

- 11/11/2015

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 ...

Bartender, medics save cardiac arrest patient

- 11/11/2015

By Frank Juliano Connecticut Post 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 ...

Teen cardiac arrest survivor thanks responders with Facebook video

- 11/10/2015

Newly diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, he made the video while recovering and awaiting heart surgery.

Teen cardiac arrest survivor thanks responders with Facebook video

- 11/10/2015

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. Charlie ...

Smartphone app alerts bystanders to cardiac arrest victim and closest AED

- 11/10/2015

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, ...

AEDs often inaccessible to bystanders, especially at night

- 11/10/2015

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 ...

Bystander CPR video-only training without manikin still effective

- 11/10/2015

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 ...

Study: Continuous Chest Compression and standard CPR equally effective

- 11/10/2015

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 ...

Study: Most out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors emerge neurologically intact

- 11/09/2015

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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