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ICU Management

Specialised Ambulance Speeds Earlier Treatment for Stroke Patients

2014 28 Apr

An ambulance designed specifically for stroke treatment improved the treatment time for ischaemic strokes, thanks to specialised onboard equipment and staffing. These are the findings of a German study published in JAMA’s neurology-themed April 23/30 issue.   Stroke leads to disability or death for thousands of people each year, with time... Read more

Cardiology Management

American Heart Association Launches Online Pediatric First Aid & CPR Course

2014 17 Apr

New course teaches child care providers and parents vital life-saving skillsFor 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 the Centers... Read more

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