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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

California Woman Dies as Dispatcher Begs Nurse to Perform CPR

Nurse at Bakersfield retirement home refuses pleas from dispatcher to help.

Posted Monday, March 4, 2013

Inquest Jury Recommends Charging 3 Officers Who Allegedly Delayed Providing Medical Help

Derek Williams died in July 2011 after allegedly gasping for breath and begging for help for about eight minutes in a police car.

Posted Thursday, February 21, 2013

Fully Automatic AED Plus from ZOLL Granted 510(K) Clearance by U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Until now, there was no fully automatic AED in the U.S. market that could see chest compressions and guide rescuers to the proper depth and rate of chest compressions.

Posted Wednesday, February 20, 2013

AHA Has Been Pushing Lifesaving CPR Training Since the 1960s

For more than 50 years, the association has helped codify, simply and expand CPR training.

Posted Wednesday, February 13, 2013

N.H. Off-Duty Paramedic Saves Man at Ice Rink

A 52-year-old man collapsed while playing hockey.

Posted Friday, January 18, 2013

ZOLL Launches Pediatric CPR Electrodes in U.S.

Product is believed to be the only with a built-in quality sensor.

Posted Friday, December 14, 2012

Utah State Basketball Player in Critical Condition

After John Berger collapsed at practice, training staff performed CPR and used a defibrillator to get him breathing again.

Posted Wednesday, December 5, 2012


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