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Retraining Pays Off

Case studies of some interesting techniques and guidelines for improving CPR from around the world.

Posted Tuesday, November 30, 2010

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The Science of CPR

Although CPR has been used for many years in conjunction with other resuscitation interventions, recent studies demonstrating the reality of its use in clinical settings and linking its quality to patient outcomes have revolutionized attitudes surrounding the importance of properly performed chest compressions.

Posted Tuesday, November 30, 2010

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Quality Makes the Difference

Fifty years after the introduction of CPR, we clearly know that immediate, uninterrupted and properly performed CPR saves lives. We know how to do CPR; now we must close the gap between knowing how to do CPR and the way we actually perform CPR. Providers now have more opportunity than ever to improve survival from sudden cardiac arrest. The focus must shift from “Do CPR” to “Do CPR right.”

Posted Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The 2010 AHA CPR Guidelines Released

AHA releases new CPR guidelines.

Posted Monday, November 1, 2010

Dispatcher's Response Questioned In Massachusetts Death

McFarland calls for help but does not receive a response.

Posted Thursday, October 28, 2010

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AHA Makes CPR Switch: Compressions First

New guidelines switch up steps for CPR.

Posted Monday, October 18, 2010

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Resuscitating Newborns

It's rarely necessary to resuscitate a newborn, but it's an important skill to know.

Posted Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Utah Teens Struck By Lightning

School officials started CPR.

Posted Wednesday, October 6, 2010

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Airway Encounters

When treating a cardiac arrest patient, which airway management method would you choose?

Posted Friday, October 1, 2010


 

 

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