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NASCAR Fan Presents with Significant Chest Pain and Numbness

It’s a race against time following AMI seizure.

Posted Thursday, May 9, 2013

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Book on Talking to Unresponsive Patients Is Convincing

New scientific book about out-of-body experiences convincing that EMS providers should talk to unresponsive patients.

Posted Thursday, May 9, 2013

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How Ischemic Post-conditioning Can Help the Cardiac Arrest Patient

Intermittent short ischemic episodes trigger a cascade of cellular protection mechanisms reducing injury to the heart and improving brain function.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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A New Analysis of Lift-Assist Calls

David Page analyzes three new studies that looked at lift-assist calls, ECG accuracy in diagnosing STEMI, and the effect of temperature variation on drugs.

Posted Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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How the Peri-Shock Pause in Automated External Defibrillators Affects CPR

All AEDs have peri-shock pauses, but not all are alike.

Posted Wednesday, February 20, 2013

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Monitoring Technology has Potential for Patient Outcomes

Pulse oximetry, capnography, cardiac monitoring & ultrasound among tools that can transform the field.

Posted Monday, January 28, 2013

Ohio EMS Agency Deploys Mechanical CPR Device

The Tipp City Emergency Medical Service has introduced its newest member to the community: a Lucas 2 mechanical CPR device.

Posted Friday, December 14, 2012

Cardiac Arrest Victim Saved by Coworker Who Fell on Him

The impact of the fall kick-started his heart.

Posted Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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Are the Benefits of Mechanical CPR Worth the Interruption Time?

Research study examines estimated vs. exact duration of interruption time to apply a mechanical CPR device.

Posted Wednesday, November 28, 2012


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