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A study of more than 120,000 diabetes and heart disease patients conducted by Kaiser Permanente discovered that they could lower their risk of heart attack or stroke by as much as 80 percent by taking a certain combination of drugs.
ScienceDaily (Feb. 15, 2010) — Watching TV medical shows might not be the best way to learn what to do when someone has a seizure. Researchers screened the most popular medical dramas and found that doctors and nurses on the shows responded inappropriately to seizures almost half the time, according to a study that will [...]
Dispatchers should give CPR instructions to bystanders of all suspected cardiac arrest victims, researchers said. The benefit of CPR to those having a cardiac arrest far outweighs the risk of injury to those who aren’t.
During 9-1-1 calls, dispatchers help bystanders correctly identify patients in cardiac arrest about half the time.
Of 1,700 patients studied, three [...]