Search Tag: defibrillation

ICU Management

Importance of community treatment in OHCA

2018 20 Mar

Sudden out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is the most time-critical medical emergency. Survival from OHCA remains poor globally. Successful resuscitation relies on a strong chain of survival with the community, dispatch centre, ambulance, and hospital working together, according to a review paper in The Lancet, noting that early cardiopulmonary resuscitation... Read more

Cardiology Management

RDT to Showcase a New Approach to Monitoring Defibrillation at Arab Health

2017 25 Jan

RDT, a leading provider of pre-hospital care solutions, will be previewing its Tempus ALS™ monitor defibrillator at Arab Health 2017. Visitors to Stand Z1A59 will be able to see this innovative solution – which offers the benefits of a fully ERC-compliant defibrillator and an advanced monitor in a small and lightweight package – ahead of its official... Read more

ICU Management

Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Improved Outcomes

2015 21 Jul

Two new studies, one conducted in the U.S. and another in Japan, indicate that use of interventions such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillators (AEDs) by bystanders and first responders has increased and was associated with improved outcomes for persons who suffered an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Both studies are... Read more