Cpr

46-year-old Woman Saved by Zoll AutoPulse After Heart Stops for 10 Minutes

North Washington Fire announced today that it successfully revived North Washington Fire announced today that it successfully revived a 46-year-old woman who collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) using the AutoPulse® Non-invasive Cardiac Support Pump.(SCA) using the AutoPulse® Non-invasive Cardiac Support Pump.

Posted Thursday, May 9, 2013

Researcher Says CPR Guidelines Should Change for Rural Areas

Research indicates mouth-to-mouth CPR improved survival odds for people who had to wait 15 minutes or longer for an ambulance.

Posted Tuesday, May 7, 2013

TSA Agent, Also an EMT, Saves Life of Elderly Passenger

The TSA says security inspector Robert Kennish of Metuchen, N.J., performed CPR on an elderly woman after she collapsed Tuesday night on a passenger ramp and stopped breathing.

Posted Wednesday, April 24, 2013

FDNY Creates a Much-Needed Social Media Policy

FDNY creates a social media policy, a dispatcher thinks quickly and citizens learn CPR in Ireland.

Posted Friday, April 19, 2013

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Readers Share Feedback on CPR Interruption Time and Transporting Psychological Patients

Readers offer comments on recent JEMS and JEMS.com articles.

Posted Friday, April 5, 2013

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Paramedic Returns to Work with Prosthetic Leg

His leg was amputated above the knee after falling 110 feet during a hike.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Study Analyzes Effectiveness of Body Position during CPR Delivery

Is ambulance CPR as effective as the standard kneeling position?

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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How Ischemic Post-conditioning Can Help the Cardiac Arrest Patient

Intermittent short ischemic episodes trigger a cascade of cellular protection mechanisms reducing injury to the heart and improving brain function.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Criminal Investigation Begins in California CPR Incident

Nurse’s refusal to help due to policy causes outrage and questioning of levels of senior care.

Posted Tuesday, March 5, 2013






 

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