Full list of Chest Compressions results
Remember 2 Things: Become a better compressor–
In this episode of Remember 2 Things, Steve Whitehead discusses the importance of high-quality, uninterrupted chest compressions, and two things providers should remember when administering them to cardiac arrest patients.
Facebook calls Miss. dispatchers with victim's coordinates in emergency–
Authorities were searching in vain for Jada Strong before her live stream alerted Facebook to her medical emergency
MRSA: How to stop the spread–
Why EMS should embrace its role as the front line in stopping the pathogen’s journey
EMTs, ED staff shock Ohio man's heart 34 times–
Dr. Gregory Stefano credited the Hiram EMS crew for playing a large role in saving the life of Frank Briggs
NAEMSP announces CPR video challenge winner–
EMS agencies across the nation submitted educational music videos that featured a song that can help bystanders maintain the ideal rate for chest compressions
LSU students save professor after sudden cardiac arrest; EMS calls response 'phenomenal'–
LSU Boyd James Oxley suffered no heart or brain damage due to the cardiac arrest, which doctors attributed to the quick response
Woman calls for Delta to stock naloxone after passenger allegedly overdoses– 7
A Delta passenger took to social media to ask the airline to start carrying the overdose drug to prevent this situation from happening again
The grant that saved his life–
Volunteer fire department president signed grant application for chest compression device that later saved his life
New device that performs chest compressions used to save 67-year-old man's life–
The fire department's brand new LUCAS 3 Chest Compression System performed consistent and accurate chest compressions on the victim
Fire department gets new lifesaving technology–
The device's manufacturer claims it to be a safe and efficient tool that standardizes chest compressions
Remember 2 Things: Improve communication during cardiac arrest patient care–
Listen to two tips for managing a patient in cardiac arrest from Steve Whitehead, host of Remember 2 Things. Calm and clear communication is critical for a smooth, efficient incident. Whitehead also describes the importance of communicating what is coming next to the patient care team.
Remember 2 Things: How to improve cardiac arrest response–
Do you remember your first cardiac arrest call? Remember 2 Things host Steve Whitehead shares two tips for responding to a patient in cardiac arrest and to increase the likelihood of ROSC.
How to perform effective CPR on a pet–
EMTs and paramedics, especially at fire scenes, can be called upon to assess and treat a dog in respiratory or cardiac arrest. In this video Dr. Janet Olson, veterinary cardiologist, shows how assess a pet and administer CPR.
Prove It: Mechanical chest compression devices vs. manual compressions–
Meta-analysis of the available research looks at primary and secondary patient outcomes of applying mechanical chest compression devices following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Video laryngoscopy during chest compressions–
Salt Lake City Fire Department investigation finds no difference in the interruption to compressions between video and direct laryngoscopy
What Would You Do? Poor CPR performance needs immediate and long-term improvement–
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 care for the patient and make long-term improvements to the crew's performance?
Tell Steve and Dr. Tan in the comments about the bad CPR performance you have seen and what you do about it without offending other responders.
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