Tag Archives: Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Trevor Brown didn’t think or hesitate, he just acted when he saw a stranger have a cardiac event and stop breathing at Del Mar Highlands Town Center on April 10.
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 [...]
Approximately 460,000 individuals die every year from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Anyone can learn CPR – and everyone should!
The busy holiday season kicked in and so did the threat of the holiday heart attack.
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Your chance of surviving sudden cardiac arrest may depend on what neighborhood you live in, a new study suggests.
American Heart Association Science Advisory
CPR training and an overview of automated external defibrillators should be required for high school graduation, according to an American Heart Association advisory.
Such mandatory training would rapidly increase the number of people ready to respond to sudden cardiac arrest, a leading cause of death in the United States.
DALLAS, Jan. 10, 2011 [...]
A new scientific advisory, published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, calls for state legislatures to mandate that CPR and AED training be required for graduation- and You’re the Cure advocates in a number of states are helping to make it happen to help save lives from sudden cardiac arrest.