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.
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 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.
MedStar’s response statistics and patient outcomes for cardiac arrest victims continues to be concerning.
MedStar’s response statistics and patient outcomes for cardiac arrest victims (patients whose heart has stopped beating and require CPR on scene), has revealed an alarming trend.
This analysis of MedStar response volume for heart attacks continues to cause a great concern that people may be avoiding calling 911 for significant medical emergencies.
A memo from the state Health Department says the change is “necessary during the COVID-19 response to protect the health and safety of EMS providers by limiting their exposure, conserve resources, and ensure optimal use of equipment to save the greatest number of lives.
The veteran defenseman was unresponsive and doctors quickly used a defibrillator to restore his heart beat.