Monthly Archives: February, 2010
1. In hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) due to a ventricular arrhythmia is an emergent condition for which there is little debate regarding clinical appropriateness of treatment-defibrillation in eligible patients.
ScienceDaily (Aug. 3, 2009) ” Nine-year-olds can and should learn CPR. A study of 147 schoolchildren has shown that, although the smallest may lack the requisite strength, the knowledge of how to perform basic life support is well retained by young children.
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According to U.S. Census Bureau and Social Security Administration figures, we can anticipate a moderate increase in the elderly population until 2010, with a rapid increase between 2010 and 2030. In many communities, people over 65 account for a quarter or more of the population.