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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

Young Heart Attack Survivor Recalls Experience during American Heart Month

She got to thank medics at the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor’s Reunion.

Posted Thursday, February 28, 2013

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


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