Cardiac Arrest

Study: Grief Over Losing Loved One Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risks

The risk of heart attack increased to 21 times higher than normal within the first day.

Posted Monday, January 9, 2012

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JEMS Reveals Top Stories of 2011

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman discusses the top stories of 2011.

Posted Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Philly Runners' Deaths Point to Dangers of Extreme Stress on the Body

Between 6% and 17% of sudden cardiac deaths are associated with exertion.

Posted Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Calif. Hospital Named Preferred Center for Cardiac Arrest Victims

NorthBay Medical Center designated the facility for severe cardiac patients after a review of the care program.

Posted Friday, November 18, 2011

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Stranger's Kindness Is Repaid by a Fellow Motorist

Berg and her cousin used CPR to help save the stranger's life when he went into cardiac arrest.

Posted Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Washington Hospital Center Uses Mobile App to See Cardiac Patients before Arrival

CodeHeart app lets cardiologists see patients in the field.

Posted Friday, October 21, 2011

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N.J. EMS Captain Dies Following Response

He went into cardiac arrest en route to the hospital.

Posted Tuesday, October 4, 2011

L.A. Teen Cheerleader Dies of Cardiac Arrest During Football Game

Bystanders performed CPR while waiting for paramedics to arrive.

Posted Monday, October 3, 2011

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Equip Your System to Avoid Airway Pitfalls

Providers should create a plan to avoid common airway management errors.

Posted Saturday, October 1, 2011






 

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