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Sudden Cardiac Arrest More Often Fatal in People with COVID-19

2021 08 Feb

Findings from a new survey published in the European Heart Journal show that sudden cardiac arrest is more often fatal in people with COVID-19. These results should be a wake-up call for the public as well as care providers.  The survey covered 3026 cases of sudden cardiac arrest reported to the Swedish Registry for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation... Read more

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UK: 100,000 People To Train in CPR on Restart a Heart Day

2016 18 Oct

Research released by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) shows that thousands of people die every year because people are not carrying out life saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on cardiac arrest victims before emergency services arrive. The study, published in Resuscitation , analysed more than 11,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA)... Read more

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Study Shows Little Difference Between ‘Old’ and ‘New’ CPR in Cardiac Arrest

2015 10 Nov

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveals that continuous chest compression (CCC) is not an improvement over standard CPR. This is the largest study of out-of hospital cardiac arrest ever conducted.  The researchers evaluated over 23,000 adults with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest for whom EMS crews responded. Study patients... Read more

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CPR for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest to be conducted for 35 Minutes

2015 30 Aug

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest should be conducted for at least 35 minutes, according to research presented at ESC Congress by Dr Yoshikazu Goto, associate professor and director of the Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine at Kanazawa University Hospital in Kanazawa, Japan. The study in more than... Read more

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Depth and Rate of Chest Compression has Impact on Survival

2015 08 Feb

A review of research by UT Southwestern Medical Center Emergency Medicine physicians shows that the depth of chest compressions and the rate at which they are applied can have a significant impact on the survival and recovery of patients. The findings have been published in Circulation and Critical Care Medicine . The reviews show that CPR... Read more

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American Heart Association Launches Online Pediatric First Aid & CPR Course

2014 17 Apr

New course teaches child care providers and parents vital life-saving skills For parents and child care providers, the statistics about accidental injuries of children up to age 19 are daunting. More than 12,000 children die from accidental injuries each year, and more than 9.2 million are treated in the ER for nonfatal injuries, according to... Read more

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Physio-Control and PulsePoint Foundation Expand CPR and AED Awareness

2014 17 Feb

Record number of US communities go live on PulsePoint App during American Heart Month Physio-Control, the leading provider of emergency medical response technologies worldwide, and the PulsePoint Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to providing mobile technologies to help everyday citizens save lives, have announced that over 200... Read more