Tag Archives: Cardiac Arrests
Thanks to the AHA for this valuable study!
Many hospitalized children survive after prolonged resuscitation (more than 35 minutes) for cardiac arrest.
December 10, 2012
A new Japanese study shows that early compression-only CPR, without rescue breathing, kept more people alive with good brain function after they had a sudden cardiac arrest.
Survival rates of more than 40 percent were noted when cardiac arrests were observed, bystanders provided early compression-only CPR, and an electric shock was [...]
Anyone can learn CPR – and everyone should!
Your chance of surviving sudden cardiac arrest may depend on what neighborhood you live in, a new study suggests.
Brief video training dramatically boosts hands-only CPR attempts
Comprehensive NIH study helps explain discrepancy in survival rates between cardiac arrests in public and at home
ScienceDaily (Sep. 2010) — Chest compressions before defibrillation in patients with sudden cardiac arrest is equally successful as immediate treatment with an electrical defibrillator, according to a new study by the University of Michigan Health System.
In 1960, a group of resuscitation pioneers combined mouth-to-mouth free cialis coupon breathing with chest compressions to create cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the lifesaving action we now call CPR. This action, when provided immediately after a sudden cardiac arrest, can significantly increase a victim’s chance of survival.