Cardiac Arrest

Heart Attack? It Could be Pollution.

Researchers found a positive correlation between OHCAs and exposure to both fine particulate matter and ozone.

Posted Monday, February 18, 2013

Lifesaving CPR App Adopted in Los Angeles

PulsePoint sends messages to people's cellphones when someone is having a cardiac emergency.

Posted Friday, February 1, 2013

Law Requiring AEDs in New Jersey Schools Signed

Janet's Law has been signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.

Posted Wednesday, December 19, 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

Scientists Study Why Firefighters Are at Highest Risk of Heart Attacks

They'll monitor 50 firefighters over a two-year period.

Posted Friday, December 7, 2012

Maine Paramedics Triple Cardiac Survival Arrest Rate

Improvement also comes with increase in having to declare patients dead.

Posted Thursday, November 29, 2012

Ambulances in Texas Town Outfitted with New Technology

The technology allows responders to transmit real-time data about heart attack patients to doctors.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2012

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

Study Backs Increasing Heart Resuscitation Times

The study contradicts previous studies, which have rejected such claims.

Posted Wednesday, September 5, 2012






 

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