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Study Finds Odd Data from Cardiac Arrest Patients

Heart patients did well when specialists were away.

Posted Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Ada County Paramedics Receives American Heart Association Award

The prestigious award recognizes a high level of success in implementing improvement measures for patients who suffer from severe heart attacks—otherwise known as a STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction).

Posted Friday, August 8, 2014

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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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