Cardiac And Circulation

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Oklahoma City & Tulsa Reveal Playbook for Cardiac Arrest

The pit-crew approach and these three steps raise survival rates.

Posted Friday, September 7, 2012

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Patient Cardiac Rhythm Is Important for EMS Adenosine Administration

Learn how to properly administer adenosine to avoid a fatal mistake.

Posted Friday, September 7, 2012

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How EMS Can Overcome SCA Obstacles

Cardiac care is changing, and EMS can improve survival rates by mobilizing community members.

Posted Friday, August 31, 2012

Introduction

This EMS State of the Science supplement features articles that address key resuscitation issues.

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Study Determines Optimal Chest Compression Rate

EMS providers have long been told to “push hard, push fast.” But how fast? Dr. Ahamed Idris details a study that attempted to find the ideal rate for chest compressions.

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Trends & Changes in Cardiac Care

New recommendations and studies are showing areas where EMS can make a major impact on its ability to improve resuscitation outcomes.

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Q&A with HeartRescue Project Manager Joan Mellor

HeartRescue Project partners plan to develop and expand SCA response systems by coordinating measurement, education, training and the application of evidence-based best practices.

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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The Merits of Mechanical CPR

Mechanical CPR devices hold promise for providing greater compression consistency and possibly better resuscitation outcomes.

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Depth Perception

Research is proving that CPR compression depth is just as important as rates. Some devices that provide feedback about compression depth are inaccurate during certain conditions. A new technology from Physio-Control could alleviate this problem.

Posted Tuesday, August 28, 2012






 

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