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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

Wearable External Defibrillator Saves Texas Man's Life

The vest that houses the device is designed for 90-day use in patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest.

Posted Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Boston Hospital Designs Microparticles to Help During Cardiac Arrest

Injection into the bloodstream quickly oxygenates the blood.

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2012

N.M. Man Uses Hands-Only CPR to Save Brother

Ral Abbott fell off a ladder, hit his head and suffered a cardiac arrest.

Posted Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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Study Analyzes Use of ETI vs. King LT-Ds for Cardiac Arrest

Study measures success rates of ETI compared with King LT-D on cardiac arrest patients.

Posted Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Dustin Hoffman Helps Save Cardiac Arrest Patient in London

The actor waited with him after he collapsed until paramedics arrived.

Posted Tuesday, May 8, 2012


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