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EMS Receives American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Silver Award

Every year, almost 300,000 people experience a STEMI. This is a type of heart attack caused by a complete blockage of blood flow to the heart that requires timely treatment in order to prevent death, and restore blood flow as quickly as possible.

Posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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Airport CPR Kiosk, Ditching Backboards and a CT Scanner-Equipped Ambulance

Find out who gets thumbs up in the May issue of JEMS.

Posted Monday, May 5, 2014

AHA Receives $7.1 Million to Improve Acute Heart Attack Response

It calls for adding EKGs to ambulances and standardized protocol in North Dakota.

Posted Wednesday, October 3, 2012

AHA Develops Program to Increase Cardiac Arrest Survival

Mission: Lifeline is expanding to streamline systems of care for response and treatment.

Posted Wednesday, April 18, 2012

American Heart Association Updates Online Course to Treat STEMIs

American Heart Association updates online course to treat STEMI patients.

Posted Wednesday, April 4, 2012

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Ohio Bill to Require Bystander CPR Certification for Drivers

Ohio bill seeks to require bystander CPR certification for new drivers.

Posted Thursday, September 1, 2011

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CPR-SF Technology Provides Instant Feedback

Find out immediately if your compressions are deep enough.

Posted Tuesday, March 1, 2011

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EMS Expert Summarizes 2010 AHA Guidelines

Why do the new guidelines mean for you?

Posted Wednesday, December 1, 2010

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The Experts Weigh In

Issues in CPR performance and resuscitation are discussed, as well as best practices in CPR training, historical practices that have to be changed, pitfalls and obstacles to proper CPR performance, the importance of feedback and feedback devices in producing positive outcomes and what hospitals have learned about CPR performance that can help prehospital teams.

Posted Tuesday, November 30, 2010


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