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A study from the University of Minnesota found that the first four months of the Minnesota Mobile Resuscitation Consortium (MMRC) was 100% effective in cannulation for out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrests.
This award goes to EMS agencies for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.
After six straight years of earning one of the American Heart Association's highest honors, Delaware County's Emergency Medical Services Department has gone one better and earned its Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus award for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.
Timesha Beauchamp died as a result of massive brain damage she suffered when the paramedics failed to provide her oxygen, her family's attorney said.
Infants who receive chest compressions have a high incidence of mortality and short-term neurological morbidity. Eric Rottenberg has suggestions to help improve the odds.
The conference focused on all aspects of resuscitation and EMS systems worldwide that studied out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival rates before and after implementation of special practices and procedures designed to improve resuscitation outcomes.
The State of Michigan has also indicated it will suspend the licenses of the two EMT's who were also on the scene, according to the department.
While prehospital providers will rarely be able to definitively diagnose Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy in the field, awareness of its existence is still beneficial.