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Cardiac Arrest

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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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

Study: Taser Shots to Chest Pose No Extra Cardiac Arrest Danger

Emergency medicine professor: "Although not risk free, Tasers have been associated with lower rates of injuries to suspects."

Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Maine EMTs Treating More Cardiac Arrest Victims at Scene

When those efforts fail, more families are dealing with the body left behind.

Posted Monday, July 16, 2012

Cyclist Meets Paramedics Who Helped Save Him

He was cycling with his wife in March when he went into cardiac arrest.

Posted Friday, July 13, 2012


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