Cardiac And Circulation

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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Oklahoma EMS System Strives for Higher Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates

Read their plan of action to raise cardiac arrest survival rates.

Posted Thursday, August 16, 2012

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Web Bonus: Saving Lives in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has joined with five other states and AMR to improve SCA survival rates.

Posted Monday, August 13, 2012

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Pennsylvania Agencies Partner to Increase SCA Survival

Pennsylvania has joined with five other states and AMR to improve SCA survival rates.

Posted Monday, August 13, 2012


 

 

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