Cardiac Arrest

Study: Medics May Save Lives with Cardiac Cocktail

Given early to patients with signs of a heart attack, the mixture of glucose, insulin and potassium, or GIK, showed remarkable success.

Posted Friday, March 30, 2012

Research: Paramedics Play Key Role in Speedy Care of Cardiac Patients

Research: Paramedics play key role in speedy care of cardiac patients.

Posted Thursday, March 22, 2012

Man Dies of Cardiac Arrest at Wis. Grass Fire

Emergency medical crews arrived and found the man down at the scene.

Posted Monday, March 19, 2012

Choking Toddler Recovers after 'Scary' Incident that Damaged His Brain

The paramedic said the food was lodged underneath the boy's vocal cords.

Posted Thursday, February 23, 2012

Illinois Paramedics Save Firefighter Candidate During Heart Attack

46-year-old man's heart stopped halfway through the ability test.

Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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Study Measures Effects of Epinephrine on Prehospital Cardiac Arrest

Patients who took drug had 3.4 times greater odds of achieving return of spontaneous circulation.

Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Vancouver Fire Department Researching New Treatments of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Vancouver fire department researching new treatments of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Posted Thursday, February 16, 2012

Baltimore County FD Receives Nearly $2 Million for Cardiac Arrest Equipment

The grant will purchase 60 EKG monitor/defibrillator/pacemakers.

Posted Friday, January 20, 2012

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Low Risk of Heart Incidents Found for Marathoners

Incidents are usually due to a pre-existing heart problem.

Posted Wednesday, January 11, 2012






 

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