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Katie Young was able to thank Northampton Regional EMS and Catasauqua Fire Department personnel for their quick response
Willie Hatchett collasped next to where Atlanta Police Officer Melina Lim was stationed
San Diego County officials set a big goal in improving their cardiac arrest survival rate
Jeffrey Weber put his hands on Chris Wessels’ chest and remembered actor Steve Carell singing the Bee Gee’s song
Janie Morales suffered a heart attack during a game at Tropicana Field and Brad knew just what t do
TSA officer Mark Gumabon was reunited with first responders, TSA officers who resuscitated him after sudden cardiac arrest
Bees in Petaluma swarmed a man when he went to pick up his remote controlled airplane near commercial hives
HELP training is a new program offered to houses of worship and religious community groups
“If I hadn’t taken that course, I wouldn’t have known what to do” Raheem Morris said
When Russ Winters was found unresponsive, his wife began doing chest compressions, then his daughter took over until paramedics arrived
A Middlesex Hospital paramedic was in the area and first on the scene
Woodbridge Officer R.J. McPartland said the man had no pulse and burn marks on his hands
40 rescuers in Cheshire County were recognized for their work in saving victims of sudden cardiac arrest
By the time paramedics arrived, the athlete was “coherent and conversing” after being revived through CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator
“You think, ‘This is good to have, but will I ever need to know how to do CPR?’” Joe Greco said. “In my case, I did.”
The study’s lead researcher said the findings are a strong reminder that bystanders who witness a cardiac arrest should quickly call 911 and perform CPR
“We’re really proud how this showed the whole system works, from the dispatcher, the firefighters to the bystanders,” said Decatur Fire & Rescue Fire Chief Tracy Thornton
Crews with Richmond Ambulance Authority participated in a spontaneous CPR/AED demonstration in coordination with the American Heart Association of Virginia
Initial findings showed that if cardiac arrest occurred in public, Black and Hispanic adults were 41% less likely to receive bystander CPR than white people
The award recognizes agencies that have demonstrated creative approaches to improving therapies for patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes and sudden cardiac arrest
Without first responders’ quick actions, survival rates for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests fall by 7-10% every minute
Study shows that “CPR with rescue breathing” is only form of infant CPR associated with good neurological outcomes
Robert Ramsey, 78, collapsed on June 19 and was revived by Elections Surveyor Michael Arvanites who started CPR
A month after his son initiated CPR for his first SCA, Wayne Kewitsch suffered a second medical emergency while driving
It is not the first time the celebrity doctor has come to the aid of an injured person