Cardiac Arrest

Pennsylvania Lifeguards and EMTs Train Together

Scenario helps coordinate initial treatment and teamwork.

Posted Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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Danger, Diagnosis & Treatment of Pulmonary Embolisms

Recognize this sudden killer with a thorough patient assessment.

Posted Friday, July 11, 2014

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Considerations When Assessing & Treating Patients with Lightning Injuries

Conditions could include cardiac and respiratory arrest as well as injuries consistent with blast trauma.

Posted Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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Study Examines Different Therapeutic Hypothermia Cooling Temperatures

Is there a difference between cooling to 33°C vs. 36°C?

Posted Thursday, January 30, 2014

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Using AED Registries to Increase Bystander CPR & AED Use

Bystander CPR and use of AEDs is a critical link in the chain of survival; as such, EMS has a vested interest in increasing its occurrence and effectiveness. In this article, Dr. Ben Bobrow argues that active participation by EMS agencies in AED registries can go a long way in achieving this goal.

Posted Sunday, December 8, 2013

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Citizen Responds to CPR Incident Thanks to Mobile App

Heather Roms became the first citizen in Oregon to respond to a CPR-Incident notification using the PulsePoint mobile application .

Posted Monday, November 18, 2013

New Jersey EMTs, Firefighters Get Help Fighting Cardiac Arrest

“Helping Heroes” screening program focuses on preventing cardiac arrest.

Posted Monday, November 4, 2013

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Questioning the Benefits of Apneic Oxygenation

Do we over oxygenate our patients during cardiac arrest?

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013

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Increasing Cardiac Arrest Survival by Using Data & Process Improvement Measures

Four-year long pathway of learning results in improved survival rates.

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2013






 

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