Cardiac Arrest

Choking Toddler Recovers after 'Scary' Incident that Damaged His Brain

The paramedic said the food was lodged underneath the boy's vocal cords.

Posted Thursday, February 23, 2012

Illinois Paramedics Save Firefighter Candidate During Heart Attack

46-year-old man's heart stopped halfway through the ability test.

Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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Study Measures Effects of Epinephrine on Prehospital Cardiac Arrest

Patients who took drug had 3.4 times greater odds of achieving return of spontaneous circulation.

Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Vancouver Fire Department Researching New Treatments of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Vancouver fire department researching new treatments of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Posted Thursday, February 16, 2012

Baltimore County FD Receives Nearly $2 Million for Cardiac Arrest Equipment

The grant will purchase 60 EKG monitor/defibrillator/pacemakers.

Posted Friday, January 20, 2012

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Low Risk of Heart Incidents Found for Marathoners

Incidents are usually due to a pre-existing heart problem.

Posted Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Study: Grief Over Losing Loved One Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risks

The risk of heart attack increased to 21 times higher than normal within the first day.

Posted Monday, January 9, 2012

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JEMS Reveals Top Stories of 2011

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman discusses the top stories of 2011.

Posted Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Philly Runners' Deaths Point to Dangers of Extreme Stress on the Body

Between 6% and 17% of sudden cardiac deaths are associated with exertion.

Posted Tuesday, November 22, 2011


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