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To Thump or Not To Thump

This study from rural Italy evaluates whether the precordial thump contributes to ROSC and survival in cardiac arrest patients.

Posted Friday, May 8, 2009

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London Personalizes EMS Care for Special Patients

London Ambulance Service has created "patient-specific protocols" to guide providers on care for special-needs patients for whom regular protocols don't fit.

Posted Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Nurses Save Life of Boy with Rare Sporting Injury

A nurse used CPR to help save her son s life after he was struck in the chest with a baseball that stopped his heart.

Posted Thursday, April 9, 2009

Death at Airport a Case of What Ifs

Posted Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Defibrillators Recalled After Reported Incidents

Posted Thursday, March 12, 2009

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When Dead Is Only Mostly Dead: Understanding which causes of sudden cardiac death have good outcomes

EMS providers sometimes approach cardiac arrest assuming it will end poorly. But certain causes of cardiac arrest can allow for excellent outcomes despite prolonged CPR.

Posted Monday, March 9, 2009

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Mastering CHF

This overview of the current treatment of CHF shows the significant shift in strategy in regard to the management of CHF and pulmonary edema, including recommended drug therapies.

Posted Tuesday, February 24, 2009

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Mastering CHF: Current strategies for the prehospital care of congestive heart failure

This overview of the current treatment of CHF shows the significant shift in strategy in regard to the management of CHF and pulmonary edema, including recommended drug therapies.

Posted Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Hillsborough Fitness Club Faces Lawsuit in EMT s Death

The family of a New Jersey EMT who collapsed and died at a fitness club is suing because the staff failed to use an available AED.

Posted Monday, February 16, 2009


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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